Faculty Profile

Brian Collins

Title
Chair
Department
Public Administration
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, Indiana University, 2000.
Major: Political Science
BA, Transylvania University, 1989.
Major: Political Science

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PADM 6940.002, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 1 2019
PADM 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 1 2019
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Fall 1 2019

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6940.002, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2018
PADM 5800.001, Public Management Internship, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6035.001, Social Science Inquiry, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 4130.001, American Intergovernmental Relations, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 4130.001, American Intergovernmental Relations, Summer 3W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 5500.001, Administrative Research Methods I, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6035.001, Social Science Inquiry, Fall 2016 SPOT
PADM 4130.001, American Intergovernmental Relations, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6940.703, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2016
PADM 5700.003, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6940.007, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2015
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PADM 6900.002, Special Problems, Fall 2015 SPOT
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2015
PADM 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PADM 6035.001, Social Science Inquiry, Fall 2014
PADM 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2014
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2014 Syllabus
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PADM 6940.006, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2013
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Fall 2013
PADM 6035.001, Social Science Inquiry, Fall 2013
PADM 5500.001, Administrative Research Methods I, Summer 10W 2013
PADM 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2013
PADM 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Spring 2013
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2013
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2013
PADM 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Fall 2012
PADM 6035.001, Social Science Inquiry, Fall 2012
PADM 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2012
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Summer 10W 2012
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
PADM 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2012
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Spring 2012
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2012
PADM 6310.001, Seminar in Public Policy Implemention, Spring 2012
PADM 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2011
PADM 6035.002, Social Science Inquiry, Fall 2011
PADM 5500.001, Administrative Research Methods I, Summer 3W1 2011
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2011
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2011
PADM 6320.001, Seminar in Public Analysis and Program Evaluation, Spring 2011
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2010
PADM 6940.701, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2010
PADM 5010.002, Public Administration and Society, Fall 2010
PADM 6035.001, Social Science Inquiry, Fall 2010
PADM 6900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2010
PADM 6700.001, Workshop in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2010
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2010
PADM 6940.701, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2010
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2010
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2009
PADM 6940.701, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2009
PADM 6940.702, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2009
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Fall 2009
PADM 6710.002, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2009
PADM 5810.002, MPA Internship Practicum, Summer 5W2 2009
PADM 5500.001, Administrative Research Methods I, Spring 2009
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PADM 6900.791, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PADM 5010.001, Public Administration and Society, Fall 2008
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2008

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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