Case Study: Missouri State's Public Affairs Mission

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1. What is Missouri State’s Public Affairs mission? Pick one of the three Public Affairs pillars and discuss how it will apply to your planned undergraduate education. Missouri State’s Public Affairs mission is a combination of three different pillars that establishes how Missouri State both approaches and teaches education for its students. The three pillars are ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement, but let’s just talk about the third pillar: community engagement. Community engagement is the ability to “recognize the importance of contributing your knowledge and experiences to your own community and society.” At the peak of one’s community engagement level, you are able to better your community, and in turn, better …show more content…
Time management is always something that I’ve had trouble with; I either save all of the tasks I have to get done until the very last minute, or I work on too many tasks at once, which pushes the time I take to complete everything back even farther. Even though I have gotten to where I am now with these less-than-average time management skills, these skills will not fly once I am out of college and flung into the working world. Whether I am working under an independent company or attempting to start my own business, nothing important will get done when needed, and I will just be creating more and more stress for myself. And, given that I have had struggles with anxiety, this is not a great picture that I am painting. So, time management is an important thing for me to better myself …show more content…
What does an information professional do? What responsibilities and privileges does an information professional, or any professional, have? An information professional is defined as someone who uses their knowledge and experience to both further the organization they work for and to help people understand what they need to know. Because libraries are experiencing a transformational period into the digital age and librarians are experiencing shifting job positions, who are now called “informational professionals” have a wide spectrum of job responsibilities.
5. What are three trends facing content services, and how will they affect the provision of content to people in ten years? The three trends that are facing content services are massive open online courses, mobile apps and tablet computing. Massive open online courses (or MOOCs) are courses that target the participation in and access of information on the web. Mobile apps are applications that present information to users through touch screens and sensors in a mobile and portable way. Tablet computing is the storage of educational, social and professional knowledge and information in devices that can be accessed anywhere and at

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