Publications Tagged as Pedagogy

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    Journal Article Case Study

    Teaching diversity in public participation through participatory research: A case study of the PhotoVoice methodology

    Armando Matiz Reyes
    Kaila Witkowski
    Mark Padilla
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This article provides an introduction of the PhotoVoice methodology – a community-based participatory research methodology that uses photographs to critically engage hard-to-reach populations within...

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    Journal Article Teaching and Learning

    Transforming plans into community impact: Strategic planning as service-learning in public and nonprofit administration graduate programs

    David Mitchell
    Gregg Buckingham
    Teaching Public Administration

    Service-learning is highly praised as a successful pedagogical tool for students’ learning. Benefits are attributed to students, the university, and the community. However, the literature also...

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    Journal Article Teaching and Learning

    Teaching public financial management: An integrated approach to a critical subject

    Michael Thom
    Teaching Public Administration

    This article presents an integrated approach to teaching a graduate-level public financial management course. It stresses the importance of fundamental budgeting proficiencies (e.g., cost allocation...

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    Journal Article Teaching and Learning

    Measuring the practice of engagement in public administration

    Jerrell D. Coggburn
    Johanna Phelps-Hillen
    Stephen R. Neeley
    Teaching Public Administration

    Following recent calls for greater synergies between public administration's (PA)’s academic and practitioner communities, this paper examines the prevalence and use of engaged teaching and faculty...

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    Journal Article Assessment

    Using Competency-based Portfolios as a Pedagogical Tool and Assessment Strategy in MPA Programs

    Christopher Koliba
    Naim Kapucu
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The development and use of the portfolio has become a critical feature of many Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs. The portfolio assignment has grown out of deepened appreciation of...

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    Breakthrough Practice Case Study

    How to write a case study for public affairs

    William Hatcher
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    A case study is a story narrative that places readers into the shoes of a protagonist so that they can gain the experience of addressing a particular problem or issue. When used effectively in the...