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Fall 2016  |  PA 8081 Section 001: Capstone Workshop -- Public Affairs and Policy (31852)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Community Engaged Learning
Topics Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Tue 06:00PM - 08:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 20
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Project for external client on issue agreed upon by student, client, and instructor. Students apply interdisciplinary methods, approaches, and perspectives from core courses. Written report with analysis and policy recommendations. Oral presentation. Topics vary by term. prereq: Grad major in public affairs or public policy or [urban and regional planning] or [science, technology, and environment policy] or development practice, completion of core courses or instr consent
Class Notes:
PA 5080 required. http://classinfo.umn.edu/?linds301+PA8081+Fall2016
Class Description:
This capstone workshop is designed to fulfill the capstone requirements in the MURP program and the professional paper requirements in the MPP, MPA, and MSES programs. The course is entirely project based: students complete planning, research, and other studies for public or nonprofit partners. Some student teams design their own projects in collaboration with a local agency; others choose from options offered by agencies and organizations. Class objectives are to: (1) Prepare and execute a research plan or scope of work to inform public action on a public problem; (2) Prepare a clear, succinct technical report or memorandum for a community partner; (3) Make a short, engaging professional presentation for a community partners; (4) Work effectively with teammates; and (5) Work effectively with external partners or clients.
Grading:
Grades will be based primarily on the quality of each team's final report or deliverables. The grade also will reflect the quality of team presentations to the client and observations of individual contributions to the group effort during the semester. Grades also will reflect scores students assign to each other and feedback from partners.
Exam Format:
None
Workload:
Students are expected to work approximately 10 hours per week, including class time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/31852/1169
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/linds301_PA8081_Spring2016.docx (Spring 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/linds301_PA8081_Fall2015.docx (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
19 November 2015

Fall 2016  |  PA 8081 Section 002: Capstone Workshop -- Causes & Consequences of the Humphrey-Hawkins Act (31853)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Community Engaged Learning
Topics Course
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Mon 06:00PM - 08:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 20
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Project for external client on issue agreed upon by student, client, and instructor. Students apply interdisciplinary methods, approaches, and perspectives from core courses. Written report with analysis and policy recommendations. Oral presentation. Topics vary by term. prereq: Grad major in public affairs or public policy or [urban and regional planning] or [science, technology, and environment policy] or development practice, completion of core courses or instr consent
Class Notes:
PA 5080 not required. http://classinfo.umn.edu/?klein002+PA8081+Fall2016 http://classinfo.umn.edu/?arolnick+PA8081+Fall2016
Class Description:
PA 8081 Origins and Consequences of the Humphrey Hawkins Act
The Humphrey Hawkins Act mandated that the Federal Reserve/Central Bank use both labor market performance and price stability as policy goals Students will be working with Senior Staff from the Research and the Public Policy departments of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on key regulatory issues facing this major national and regional economic institution, and how the law changed the "Fed," as well as its implications for the economy.
Class Format:
Limited to 10 students.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/31853/1169
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
10 February 2016

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