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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(10), 1009-1016
DOI: 10.12691/education-5-10-1
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Exploring Experiential Learning (EL) in Masters of Public Administration Programs

Kimberley Garth-James D.P.A.1,

1Notre Dame de Namur University

Pub. Date: October 17, 2017

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Kimberley Garth-James D.P.A.. Exploring Experiential Learning (EL) in Masters of Public Administration Programs. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(10):1009-1016. doi: 10.12691/education-5-10-1

Abstract

This project involves exploring the use of experiential learning in Masters of Public Administration (MPA) Programs. This research draws upon mostly primary sources including catalogue, institution policies, and a collection of comments from graduates. The literature review of research focus is problems, issues and prospects of using experiential learning approaches such portfolios and internships to support MPA student learning outcomes. This focus supports the view of teaching theory and practical experience in the MPA curriculum which is most influential on post-graduate career accomplishments in the 21st Century.

Keywords:
Public Administration Experiential Learning MPA Program

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