CJ 312 Criminalistics
F2LL 2006 LR
Larkins, Douglas R.
Criminal Justice Instructor/Adjunct Faculty
16 October - 10 December 2006
6:00 - 9:00 PM
CJ100 and CJ105
Textbook: Criminalistics: Inroduction to Forensic Science, 9th Edition, 2007, ISBN: 0132216558
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Educational Philosophy: This instructor's philosophy is one of interactiveness. This course will have a basis in lecture and supplemented by readings, test, interaction, discussion, section examinations, videos, research, and individual class presentations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: The student will be expected to read all assignments prior to meeting with the instructor and be prepared to discuss what they have read. In addition the student is responsible for obtaining information regarding assignments made during any absence. This course will consist of three section examinations and a research paper.
Grading: Students are required to meet the minimal standards set for a formal class of this standing. i.e. the minimal score of 70% on a 100 point scale. the following is a breakdown of grading procedures.Section 1 Examination 20% of the final gradeSection 2 Examination 20% of the final gradeSection 3 Examination 20% of the final gradeResearch paper 40% of the final grade90 - 100% A80 - 89% B70 - 79% C60 - 69% DBelow 60% F (or 3 or more unexcused absences)
Late Submission of Course Materials: All tests will be done on the schedule dates.Research papers will be submitted on the last day of class. Papers turned in after that date will receive a one letter grade reduction.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attend class and be on time. Student - Instructor interaction is key in the process of learning.
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 2006-2007 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
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Last Updated:9/6/2006 11:55:05 AM