CJ 105 Criminal Law
F2T 2006 DLC
Wilke, Stephen B.
Juris DoctorMaster in Public Administration
Textbook: Criminal Law by Joel Samaha 8th Edition, 2005
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Current news sources.
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Educational Philosophy: Welcome to CJ 105. Criminal law is an intersting and important subject. We can make it fun by having an active interchange of ideas. As adult learners you have a lot to offer to our discussions because of your knowledge, your experiences and your informed opinions. I look forward to our class.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
· Essays & exams
· Essays, quizzes & exams
· Essays & class participation
Discussion Questions: will derive from the assigned reading materials. (20%) Homework Assignments. (30%)
Proctored Final Exam: will be taken in a proctored testing environment during the last (8th) week of class at one of the Park University sites around the country or at an alternative location. In order to take the proctored exams, a photo identification is required. Guidelines for selecting an acceptable proctor can be found on the Park University website. (50%) By week 6 of the term, the student is responsible for arranging for a proctor who is acccepted and approved by the instructor. Approval of proctors is the discreton of the online instructor. A proctor request form will be made available for your completion during the first week of class. You will then the form with the name of your requested proctor to your instructor for approval. Failure to take a final proctored exam (or submit your final project for some online graduate courses) will result in an automatic "F" grade.
See Class Assessment.
Final Grades plan:
A = 90- 100% B = 80-89% C = 70-79% D = 60-69% F = < 60%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission of work is strongly discouraged. Late assignmnets will be accepted only with the prior approval of the instructor. Late assignmnets will receive a substantial grade penalty.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Each student is expected to adhere to Park University's code of conduct, which can be located by clinking on the "Online Course Policies" link.
Following are the reading assignments for this course: Week 1 - Read Chapters 1 and 2 Week 2 - Read Chapters 3 and 4
Week 3 - Read Chapters 5 and 6Week 4 - Read Chapters 7 and 8Week 5 - Read Chapter 9 Week 6 - Read Chapters 10 Week 7 - Read Chapters 11 and 12Week 8 - Read Chapter 13
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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.
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Additional Information:This syllabus is not a contract. It is offered for planning purposes only. It can be changed at any time upon notice from the instructor.
Last Updated:10/4/2006 3:56:00 PM