Discussion Assignment Instructions
The student will complete four Discussions in this course. The student will post one thread of at least 450 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday of the assigned Module: Week. The student must then post two replies of at least 250 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the assigned Module: Week. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least two scholarly citations in Turabian format. Each reply must incorporate at least two scholarly citations in Turabian format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include the course readings and/or scholarly sources, such as books and peer-reviewed journal articles.
· Explain why you have chosen to pursue a doctoral degree in public policy, and in your chosen cognate. (If you have not chosen a cognate, explain why.)
· Describe your professional experience and skills, including any specific knowledge on which you can build in your scholarship on public policy.
· Elaborate on the ways in which your Christian worldview or calling have shaped the way that you approach your understanding of the public policy issues that concern you.
Weimer and Vining chapter 2,3 and 14