Fallzahl Standort Koblenz: 1 (Warnstufe Gelb bis 02.12.2020) Maßnahmenkonzept

Public Governance und Open Government

This module consists of a lecture (2 hours per week) and a seminar (2 hours per week, evovling parallel to the lecture). It is an elective course for master in e-government, information management, information systems, web science and it is held in english.

Classes take place in room C 206

Information from Klips

    Organisational issues

        • Target audience: Master E-Government in 2nd year, Master Information Systems in 1st year, Master Information management in 1st year, Master Web Science
        • Module description: see 04WI2012 (for MSc eGov or MSc WebSci) and 04WI2015 (for MSc IM or MSc WI if they wish to take the course as 'Applications of E-Government')
        • Kick-off of lecture: Tuesday, 23th October 2018, Room C 206
        • Registering to the course via Klips
        • Examination: Exercises and presentations along the lecture as well as seminar work, presentation of seminar work, and discussion along presentations
        • Materials and slides: Owncloud is used to share materials and to collect seminar works and presentations. Students, who have registered in Klips to the module, are granted access via their University credentials

    Learning Objectives

    Students

        • are knowledgeable about public governance and about open government, including the principles of these fields.
        • can distinguish the fields e-government, e-participation, public governance and open government.
        • know the theories, methods and concepts for realising good governance and open government
        • know instruments of citizen participation and citizen engagement to ensure transparencyand trust in government and how these instruments can be introduced in e-government and e-participation projects.
        • know the different fields of open government, including open government data and government 2.0 initiatives
        • are able to evaluate and assess how well e-government and e-participation endeavours implement good governance principles and can argue where the endeavours fail.
        • know means and instruments to introduce open government and good governance principles in e-government and e-participation
        • know the principles and means to conceptualise open government and citizen co-creation endeavours

    Content of lecture and seminar

        • Introduction to public governance and open government, including distinction from related fields
        • Open government and good governance principles
        • Theories, methods and concepts for realising public governance and open government
        • Methods and instruments to introduce open government and good governance principles in e-government and e-participation and to conceptualize respective projects with citizen co-creation
        • Trust and Transparency, and relevant instruments of citizen participation and citizen engagement to ensure transparency and trust in government
        • Evaluation and assessment of good governance and open government principles as well as of the effectiveness of public governance structures along cases