CJ 440 Internship in Criminal Justice
S2KK 2006 HA
White, Harry O., Jr., Ph.D.
Ph.D. Urban Studies (Administration of Justice)MPA, Organizational; M.Ed., Criminal Justice EducationB.S., Administration of Justice.
Room 102, Bldg 1507, Hanscom AFB, MA
1615 - 1730, M-Th, other times by appointment
March 13 - May 7, 2006
Permission of Instructor
Educational Philosophy: We want students to have a meaningful and memorable practical experience, which supplements classroom learning experiences. We expect students to keep a journal of their work activities and to analyze the experiences in the context of classroom learning. Hopefully, internships will lead students further into the areas explored or at least be worthwhile experience in a complementary career path
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: 1. Complete required number of hours and receive letter from your supervisor: 50%
2. Meet twice with your classmates and the professor: 10%
3. Submit a journal, which may be a compilation of weekly submissions to the professor: 20%
4. Write a 4 to 5 page paper about the internship experience with journal attached: 20%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Failure to report during scheduled times will be counted as absences and will result in the lowering of a grade. Late journals or final papers will result n an incomplete. All materials, including letter from the internship supervisors, must be received by me the last Wednesday of the term
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Be present and participate with the few required meetings with classmates and professors.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: As previously stated, students have two required meetings with their classmates and/or professor. They must successfully complete required number of hours in the internship hours.
They must submit a 4 to 5 page computer-generated paper with a journal attached. The journal should list the date and hours worked and contain a brief description of the activities performed and a reflection of these activities.
The student paper should contain: 1) A description of the agency and its placement in the criminal justice system; 2) Observations and experiences leaned by participation in CJ440; 3) A discussion of the positive and negative experiences of the internship; 4) Conclusions about how the internships fits into your coursework at this point in your university experience.
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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