CJ 300 Agency Administration
F1T 2006 DLB
Bower, William C.
Juris DoctorMaster Criminal JusticeBachelor of Science Work Force Education
After 6 pm ET
August 21 - October 15, 2006
CJ 100 and either CJ231, CJ232, or CJ233.
Administration of Criminal Justice: Structure, function, and process
by Dean John Champion (Prentice Hall, 2003)
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of close interaction with students to assist in their acquiring knowledge of the subject matter. The process includes reading assignments, meaningful discussions of the topics, a research paper, and final exam. Each student is encouraged to inject supported viewpoints in each topic presented.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
For this class you must conduct an investigation of a section/bureau/division in a criminal justice agency that influences the manner in which the agency operates. Examples include Human Relations Section, Records Division, Office of Legal Affairs, Internal Affairs and/or Professional Standards, Labor Relations Office, Budget Section for the ABC County Sheriff's Office or the DEF Juvenile Detention Center. Then you must write your findings.
The purposes in conducting and writing this study is to improve your ability to synthesize, analyze , and evaluate information carefully and objectively, solve problems effectively, present your ideas in clear written form directed to a specific audience, in this case, your class.
To complete this project, you should:
Your paper must include:
The text of this paper should be at least eight pages long. You must demonstrate that you understand the terminology and the concepts used in the section of the agency you study and that you know how to apply these concepts. You must demonstrate that you can synthesize, analyze, and evaluate information. You must write technically correctly using APA format,
You will present your paper in class on the last day the chapter (9-11) is included in the syllabus.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Class assessment is through weekly discussions of various topics, a research paper and final exam.
Weekly Discussions: 30 points for answering questions and 30 points for at least 3 meaningful peer replies; Total 480 points
Research Paper: 210 points
Final Exam: 300 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Submission of Late Work: Late work will result in loss of 5% each week late.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Online Course Policies:
Policy #1: Submission of Work:
Policy #2: Ground Rules for Online Communication & Participation
Policy #3: What to do if you experience technical problems or have questions about the Online classroom.
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Additional information concerning the criteria for special assistance and Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability.
Introductions: Place your introductions in Week 1 Introduction
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 1 Discussion Thread
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 2 Discussion
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 3 Discussion
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 4 Discussion
The Self Quiz is worth (5) extra credit points and is there to help you check your progress.
Check the Self-check Quiz to get extra points.
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 5 Discussion
Exam-Tips have been placed in this week to assist you in studying for the final exam which is during week eight.
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 6 Discussion
Rsearch Paper: e-mail paper to the professor - 210 points possible
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 7 Discussion
Discussion Assignment: Place your response in WEEK 8 Discussion
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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
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 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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:In Core Assessment, I did not include the class presentation in the course syllabus.
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