CJ 441 Senior Writing Project
S2G 2008 GRX
Gardner, Gary A.
B.S., Criminal Justice AdministrationM.S., Administration
Education Office, Grand Forks AFB
701 213-2265 (CELL)
March 17 - May 11, 2008
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Textbook: Leedy and Ormond; Practical Research Planning and Design, 7th ed., 2003; Prentice/Hall.
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association; 5th ed., American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.; 2001. Will be provided to the student(s) by the instructor.
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Educational Philosophy: Lecture(s), discussions, video presentations and case studies dealing with current issues in Criminal Justice.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students in this course must identify a problem/situation in their work environment which could be improved, research possible solutions to the identified problem/situation., evaluate these, propose a solution based on their work environment, implement the solution or propose the solution to appropriate person(s). Students must write a 20 page paper explaining their project.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: A thesis paper, at least fifty(50) pages, APA format, dealing with a current issue in Criminal Justice. Any topic must be approved by the instructor.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Students are responsible for reading all assignments. Written assignments, to include draft paper(s), are due on the date assigned and late papers will not be accepted unless prior arrangements have been made with the instructor.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: This is an Individualized Instruction (I.I.). All course topics/dates/assignments will be coordinated by the student and instructor each class meeting.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Additional Information:If you are unable to attend class, you must contact the instructor prior to the class meeting.
Last Updated:3/20/2008 1:02:46 PM