The Role of the Chair in e-Government
The position Chair of e-Government was established by Victoria University of Wellington to provide 'thought leadership' in the field of e-government, to undertake research and research dissemination, provide leadership and co-ordination with other academics working in the field, and provide academic opportunities in the field.
The Chair's current research
Current research by the Chair in e-Government includes
- Kiwis Managing their Online Identity
- Using Social Media for Effective Public Engagement
- e-Campaigning in the 2011 General Election
- Use of New Media in Disaster Management
The Chair's teaching role
The Chair in e-Government is Programme Director for a new Master's programme, the Master of e-Government (MEGov). This programme is unique in the Asia-Pacific region, and students will be taught by leading academics in the emerging field of e-Government and public management.
The Chair also teaches executive courses. The next short course, 'Using Social Media for Effective Public Engagement', will be held on 14-15 November 2013, and registrations are still available.
About the Chair's sponsors