CJ 300 Agency Administration
S1T 2007 DLB
Lewke, Carl A.
Adjunct Faculty Member
BA, International Relations, University of Wisconsin-MadisonJD, University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLL.M, Judge Advocate General's School, Charlottesville, Virginia
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays, Pacific Standard Time
January 15 - March 11, 2007
CJ 100, and either CJ 23`, CJ 232, or CJ 233
Textbook: Administration of Criminal Justice : Structure, Function, and Process Author: Champion, Dean John Edition/Copyright: 03 Publisher: Pearson Type: Hardback
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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Educational Philosophy: The Instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactive lectures, readings, dialogues, internet, web sites, and writing. The Instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as "disputatious learning" to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
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: Reading: The entire textbook will be read for this class. Assignments are indicated on the weekly schedule. Students are responsible for reading the assignment prior to the class participating in the discussion questions. The weekly lectures are part of the required reading. Lecture: Students are expected to participate in the discussion area. Should enter several times during the week to make and respond to comments from others. Final Exam: There will be a comprehensive proctored final exam during week eight. Homework: Week one thru week seven have papers with specific topics. The paper should be at least two (2) pages long. The papers should include: title page with name of the week, author, and references used (i.e. Web sites, textbook, outside reading, personal experiences and etc.
Grading: Course Grading Scale - by Assignments Introduction 10 points.....Due Week 1 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 1 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 2 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 3 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 4 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 5 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 6 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 7 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 1 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 2 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 3 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 4 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 5 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 6 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 7 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 8 Exam 250 points..............Due Week 8 Grade Scale A = 90- 100% (or 900 points or higher) B = 80-89% (or 800 to 899 points) C = 70-79% (or 700 to 799 points) D = 60-69% (or 600 to 699 points) F = < 60% (599 or fewer points) Grading Criteria for Discussion and Activity Assignments are outlined below. The Self Quiz is for (5) extra credit points and to help you check your progress.
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Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Introduction 10 points.....Due Week 1 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 1 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 2 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 3 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 4 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 5 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 6 Homework 60 points.....Due Week 7 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 1 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 2 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 3 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 4 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 5 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 6 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 7 Discussion Questions 40 points.....Due Week 8 Exam 250 points..............Due Week 8
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