Science Fiction and Administrative Truths: The Short Story and Novella as Administrative Cases

@article{Argyle2017ScienceFA,
  title={Science Fiction and Administrative Truths: The Short Story and Novella as Administrative Cases},
  author={Nolan J. Argyle and L. Allen},
  journal={Public voices},
  year={2017},
  volume={2},
  pages={61-76}
}
  • Nolan J. Argyle, L. Allen
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Public voices
  • Pre-service and in-service MPA students share a common desire for hands-on, real world instruction related to their professional career goals, leading to a pedagogic discounting of fiction as an appropriate tool for analyzing and "solving" problems. However, several factors weigh heavily in favor of using science fiction short stories and novellas in the MPA classroom setting. These include the need for interesting case scenarios exploring various administrative issues; leveling the playing… CONTINUE READING