The capstone paper can be written either as a case report or a policy paper. Whether you are writing a case report or a policy paper, you need to think systematically and execute the following tasks.
(i) Identify a public or a non-profit program that has a problem.
(ii) Use a planned approach in seeking information.
(iii) Collect and analyze information.
(iv) Report your findings. In discussion of findings, try to integrate your knowledge with the skills developed in the MPA program and at workplace. In the conclusion section, make recommendations that are both practical and politically feasible to address the problem. Also, do not forget to discuss the challenges if any, encountered in completing this assignment.
Work on Part I of Capstone Paper with the following components:
b) Problem statement
c) Question statements
d) Utility of study
e) Reference (APA Style)
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