Hauptmann School for Public Affairs Mission StatementThe Hauptmann School of Public Affairs offers a citizen-centered, professional program of graduate study that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. As participants in HSPA's vibrant academic community, faculty and students consider, with the coursework, the larger issues of democracy, stewardship, and technology. In so doing, HSPA seeks to prepare students for the courage and discernment to act for the common good in the global context. Going beyond competence, students develop knowledge, skills, and values requisite for leadership and service in and across all sectors of society, including government, business, and nonprofit. HSPA cultivates public affairs as a life-long passion that is fundamental to citizenship in a free society.
Hauptmann School for Public Affairs Vision StatementThe Hauptmann School for Public Affairs will serve the common good by graduating leaders who exercise authority responsibly, make ethical decisions, act with moral courage, and advance human dignity world-wide.
PA 501 Public Affairs Concepts & Theory
FAP 2011 DL
Stuteville, Rebekkah A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Downtown Campus -- Room 914
August 15, 2011-December 9, 2011
Textbook: DeParle, Jason. 2004. American Dream. New York: Penguin Group.
de Tocqueville, Alexis. 2003. Democracy in America and Two Essays on America. New York: Penguin Group.
Drucker, Peter F. 2001. The Essential Drucker. New York: HarperBusiness.
Friedman, Thomas L. 2006. The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-firstCentury. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Fry, Brian R. and Jos C.N. Raadschelders. 2008. Mastering Public Administration: From Max Weber to Dwight Waldo. 2nd edition. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.
Jordan, Terry L. 2004. The U.S. Constitution: And Fascinating Facts About It. Naperville, IL: Oak Hill Publishing Company.
Kolbert, Elizabeth. 2006. Field Notes from a Catastrophe. New York: Bloomsbury USA.
Putnam, Robert D. 2000. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. Fireside Paperbacks.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Grading: Initial Introductory Discussion Posting = 18 points
Weekly Discussion = 15 weeks x 13 points each = 195 points
Analysis Papers = 5 papers x 75 points each = 375 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Written assignments must be submitted during the week they are due in order for students to receive credit. The student will lose 25% for each week that the assignment is late. I do not grant incomplete grades except in exceptional circumstances such as family, medical or legal emergencies. These emergencies must be documented.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: COURSE TOPICS/DATES/ASSIGNMENTS:
August 15-21, 2011
Jordan Book (All)
F &R, Chapter 1 (Max Weber)
Week 1 Lecture
Week 1 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
August 22-28, 2011
F &R, Chapter 2 (Frederick Taylor)
F &R Chapter 1 Powerpoint Presentation
Week 2 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
August 29-September 4, 2011
Tocqueville Book (Volume I Only)
F &R Chapter 2 Powerpoint Presentation
Week 3 Lecture
Week 3 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
September 5-11, 2011
F &R, Chapter 3 (Luther Gulick)
Week 4 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
Week 4 Analysis Paper (Tocqueville Volume I)
September 12-18, 2011
Kolbert Book (All)
F &R Chapter 3 Powerpoint Presentation
Week 5 Lecture
Week 5 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
September 19-25, 2011
F&R, Chapter 4 (Mary Parker Follett)
Week 6 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
Week 6 Analysis Paper (Kolbert)
September 26-October 2, 2011
DeParle Book (All)
F&R Chapter 4 Powerpoint Presentation
Week 7 Lecture
Week 7 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
October 3-9, 2011
F&R, Chapter 5 (Elton Mayo)
Week 8 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
Week 8 Analysis Paper (DeParle)
October 10-16, 2011
Recess –No Class
October 17-23, 2011
F&R Chapter 5 Powerpoint Presentation
Week 10 Lecture
Week 10 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
October 24-30, 2011
F&R, Chapter 6 (Chester Barnard)
Week 11 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
Week 11 Analysis Paper (Friedman)
October 31-November 6, 2011
Putnam Book (All)
F&R Chapter 6 Powerpoint Presentation
Week 12 Lecture
Week 12 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
November 7-13, 2011
F&R, Chapter 7 (Herbert Simon)
Week 13 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
Week 13 Analysis Paper (Putnam)
November 14-20, 2011
Drucker Book (All)
F&R Chapter 7 Powerpoint Presentation
Week 14 Lecture
Week 14 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
November 21-27, 2011
F&R, Chapters 8 & 9 (Charles Lindblom & Dwight Waldo)
Week 15 Lecture
Week 15 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
November 28-December 4, 2011
F &R Powerpoints for Chapters 8 & 9
Week 16 Lecture
Week 16 Discussion Question (Plus 2 peer responses)
December 5-11, 2011
Final Paper Due – Due DECEMBER 5, 2011
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Plagiarism also includes borrowing ideas and phrases from, or paraphrasing, someone else's work, published or unpublished, without acknowledging and documenting the source. Acknowledging and documenting the source of an idea or phrase, at the point where it is utilized, is necessary even when the idea or phrase is taken from a speech or conversation with another person.
Park University 2011-2012 Graduate Catalog Page 21
Students must participate in an academically related activity on a weekly basis in order to be marked present in an online class. Examples of academically-related activities include but are not limited to: contributing to an online discussion, completing a quiz or exam, completing an assignment, initiating contact with a faculty member to ask a courserelated question, or using any of the learning management system tools.Park University 2011-2012 Graduate Catalog Page 25
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