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Links to Resources
Navigational listing of resources on the Atlas of Public Policy and Management

^Atlas, A-Z menu on top navigation bar provides the same links organized alphabetically


Resources Organized by User Group on the Left Navigation Bar

For Students - those enrolled in, or considering, an MPP or MPA program

For Course Designers or Curriculum Reviewers - those designing MPP/MPA courses or designing new programs

For Public Policy and Management Researchers - those interested issues such as the relationships between 
                                                 international advice, government practice and university teaching

For Government Advisors - those reviewing or improving government policies or programs 


Resources Accessible through Buttons and Atlas, A-Z on the Top Navigation Bar 

 Atlas Content Components on Top Navigation Bar

MPP/MPA Programs - links to the 75 programs from around the world
                 that have been selected for analysis

Subjects - links to the sites for each of the 34 subjects
                 [Note: some subject sites such as
Public Financial Management
                  contain further links to Additional Resources]

Core Topics - links to 120 normed core topics derived from MPP/MPA
                 required courses and NASPAA required competency domains

Illustrative Courses - links to course
                 pages, with analysis and commentary

Topic Encyclopedia - links to the teaching and advisory topics,
                  arranged alphabetically

Concept Dictionary - links to 1000 concepts and terms, arranged
                 alphabetically [this site may take a few seconds to load]

IGOs - links to international governmental organizations providing advice

IGO Reports - links to downloaded international governmental organization 
                   reports, arranged by organization

Competencies and Learning Assessment - links to resources


Other Drop-down Menus on Top Navigation Bar

About - background information including research methodology

Atlas, A-Z - alphabetical listing of all resources on the Atlas

Atlas Maps - links to maps of information organized by subject
                 [Note: links to these maps are also found in box to right]

Best Practices Project - detail on the research project and grant that
                 currently funds the Atlas













































 Other Drop-down Menus on Top Navigation Bar

 Additional Resources accessible through the Atlas, A-Z Drop-down Menu on the Top Navigation Bar

All Categories Map - links to pages or collections for each of the seven units of
               analysis (subjects, courses, teaching topics, concepts, advisory topics,
               reports and references)

Accreditation of MPP and MPA Programs - links to associations and accreditation
               bodies for programs in public policy, administration and related fields

Atlas Framework for Analyzing Curricular Content - how the field of public
                policy and management is modeled and mapped to facilitate
                comparison of online content 

Best Practices Databases - links to online databases on best practices in policy

Blogs & Media - links and RSS feeds from blogs and media in public management 

Canada-OECD Liaison Map - links to subject matter responsibilities of Canadian
                government organizations and OECD liaison offices

Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) - links to resources

CAPPA Research Map - links to research papers at CAPPA conferences, by subject

Comparative Research Map - outline of a map for research centres focusing on the 
                comparative study of public policy advice and management

Competencies Map - public policy and management competencies specified by employers
                and accrediting agencies

Concepts Map - links to the key concepts taught in each subject

Country Performance Indices - links to sites that rank performance of countries

Country Performance Indices Map - the links in Country Performance Index, arranged by subject

CSPS Courses Map - Canada School of Public Service courses, arranged by subject

Curriculum Comparison Tables - how course offerings in Master's programs differ
               in distribution of instruction, by Atlas subject and NASPAA competency domain

ICPP Research Map - links to research papers at the first ICPP conference, by subject

Illustrative Courses Map - links to courses in each subject

Institutes & Journals - links to think tanks and journals in public management

Learning Assessment Map - examples of course assignments and grading rubrics

NASPAA Competencies Map - the CompetencyMap links arrayed according to the 
                  NASPAA domains of universal required competencies

Open Courses Map - links to the MOOCs relevant to public policy and management]

Online Glossaries - glossaries and encyclopaedias related to public management

Open Courseware in Public Management - links to MOOCs and other online resources

Practice Advice Map - links to summaries of advice on public policy and
                 management topics from international agencies

References Map - links to RefWorks folders of bibliographic references in selected topics

References Map - Student Papers - links to RefWorks folders of bibliographic references
                   in student papers

Reports Map - links to downloaded international agency reports, by subject

Search Function - tips for using the search bar to find material on the Atlas

Teaching Topics Map - links to teaching topics in each subject

Topic Grid for Public Policy and Management - a set of normed topics derived from course syllabi in MPP/MPA
                 programs and practice advice in IGO reports

Using the Search Function - tips for finding pages, phrases and documents in the Atlas database 

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