open government - Freddy Mariñez Navarro (38 pages)
As advised by Schmeck (1998) skills are capabilities that can be expressed in behavior at any
time, because they have been developed through practice (by using procedures) and also can be
used or put into play, both consciously and unconsciously, automatically. Several educational
skills and work areas have been identified for teaching and learning:
Skills and definition
Making or repairing things with your hands
Ability to understand the laws of mechanics in daily life
and so understand how different devices.
Ability to conduct research. Understanding scientific
laws and scientific activities.
Imagine possible solutions or alternatives to a problem
Easy to write and express themselves in writing.
Expression through artistic activity
Interacting with people.
Help the people with problems or decisions
Leadership and Management
Leading and organizing people to reach a common
Organization and management of resources to comply
with an objective or goal.
monitoring of procedures and rules.
Source: Schmeck (1998)
Erasmus University Rotterdam has implemented a program of public administration at the
bachelor level teaching approach that bridges the worlds of theory and practice for both students
and faculty. In this regard, based on the following learning objectives: