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Table 2

Skills and Objectives

Type of Skills

Learning Objective (graduates have…)

Cognitive/Theoretical

Reflective
/Practical

Knowledge and
Understanding

1. Demonstrable knowledge and understanding

of public administration concepts and
theories

2. Demonstrable knowledge and understanding

of adjacent disciplines, such as sociology,
political science, economics, and law

3. Demonstrable knowledge and understanding

of the nature, causes, and consequences of
societal phenomena

Applying
knowledge

and

understanding





4. Ability to develop, conduct, and evaluate

public administration research

5. Ability

to

apply

different

public

administration concepts and theories in order
to comprehend societal
Phenomena

6. Ability

to

adequately

apply

acquired

knowledge and understanding to public
administration practices

Making
judgments

7. Ability to gather relevant data and, based on

these data, make judgments and give
recommendations that integrate relevant
professional, ethical, and academic interests.

8. Ability to recognize and reflect on normative

dilemmas

9. Ability to distinguish between empirical

analyses and normative statements.

Communication

10. Ability to function as a broker between

different values and interests

11. Ability to report on public administration

issues and research results to different target
groups according to academic standards.

Learning skills



12. Ability to reflect on their own learning

strategies and acquired skills

13. Developed learning skills that enable them to

make decisions about future professional
development, including a master’s program

Source: Menno Fenger and Vincent Homburg,

2011

Procedures:

The domain of some procedures is fundamental to skills. In this sense the procedure is defined

by Coll as "a set of actions ordered and completed, in other words, aimed at achieving a goal”

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