The Application Paper is the culminating project of the course where students will apply course concepts to an analysis of a real public administration organization including an interview of a key leader within that organization. Students will submit a topic proposal for professor review and upon approval will write 13 pages of content. The paper must include citations from at least 25 scholarly sources in addition to the course textbooks and the Bible.
13 pages of content, double-spaced
Must include citations from all readings and presentations for the assigned module and at least 25 scholarly sources in total within the last 5 years
Each paper consists of 3 parts plus an introduction and reference section. To make it easier for readers to follow your thinking, please discuss the topics in the order presented above and with appropriate heading.
Current APA 7 format
Discuss the following:
Part 1: Your observations and learnings from the interview with a public sector administrator, CIO/CTO, elected or appointed official, or other policy maker on how he/she and her/his organization are using IM/IT.
Part 2: Applying what weve studied thus far to what you learned in that interview, assess for a specific public service or policy the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of its management of information.
Part 3: Recommendations in an action plan that organization can consider and adopt to increase its effective and impactful use of technologies and information to improve that service.
Synthesize the above with a Biblical model of government and statesmanship.