Complete a research project (6-8 pages) this does not include title and or/bibliography page. Standard font and font size) that is due at by the last night of class. The project consists of a preliminary outline and bibliography to be submitted by week 5 and a completed paper that is due Week 7. Although you can hand in a hard copy, it must be emailed to me in MS Word format.
Find a topic of interest. Select a public administration topic that interests you. Avoid issues that are solely political or that are primarily the concern of the private sector. Use the textbook for acceptable topics. The instructor must approve the topic.
Apply to public administration. Find 4-6 recent peer-reviewed academic sources related to this topic. These sources should be directly related to a public administration concept or theory. The textbook cannot be substituted as a source in place of a journal article.
Public Administration: Partnerships in Public Service, 5th Edition
Author: William C. Johnson