CJ 105 Criminal Law
S2T 2006 DLA
Cox, Tiffany T.
March 13, 2006 - May 7, 2006
Textbook: The required textbook for this course is Joel Samaha, Criminal Law, 8th edition (Wadsworth 2005) ISBN 0-534-62991-1.
Course Description: A survey of the history and nature of criminal law in the United States. Substantive criminal law, defenses, and criminal responsibility will be studied within the context of the criminal justice process and rules of evidence. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's education philosophy is one based in active learning and interactive participation, based on lectures, discussion and dialogues, and writing assignments. The facilitator will encourage each learner to participate in a lively exploration of ideas, issues, and analysis of the current law surrounding criminal justice.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Written assignments and graded discussion topics are used throughout the course. A final exam is also given in the last week of class.
Grading: Weekly online question entries: 30 points each / 240 points total
Weekly online feedback entries: 20 points each / 160 points total
Weekly written assignments: 40 points each assignment / 280 points total
Final exam: 320 points
TOTAL: 1000 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Submission of Late Work: Work submitted after the close of each week's class Sunday night at 12:00 midnight will be subject to 10% penalty each week, unless the student and instructor have a previous agreement to accept late work for extraordinary circumstances.
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
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
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
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. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent 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 .
Last Updated:3/16/2006 1:05:08 PM