CJ 231 Introduction to Law Enforcement
F2LL 2007 LR
Larkins, Douglas R.
0800 to 1600 hours Monday thru Friday
15 October - 9 December 2007
9:00 - 2:00 PM
Textbook: An Introduction to Policing, John S. Dempsey and Linda S. Frost, 4th Edition, 2008, Thomson Publishing, ISBN 0495095451.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Additional handouts will be distributed by the instructor at appropriate intervals.
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Educational Philosophy: This instructor's educational philosophy is one of interacting with the students. Lectures, reading assignments, Chapter Review exercises, dialog's, section examinations, videos and a research writing paper will be required. This instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas to include current issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Chapter Review exercises will be given for each chapter covered. Three section examinations covering approximately 5 to 7 chapters will be given at intervals. Reading assignments and short presentations will be done for each class. A research paper will be due at the end of the semester. Topics for this research will be discussed and assigned on the first night of class.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of the research paper will cause a reduction of one letter grade. Section examinations not taken on time will also be reduced in overall score by one letter grade.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Classroom Rules of Conduct will be discussed on the first night of class. Expectations concerning participation and facility regulations will also be covered. This instructor expects that each individual in the class will treat each other with dignity and respect. Discussions and interactions are expected to glean differences of opinions. However, respect for others opinions will be foremost in all learners agenda.
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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 .
Last Updated:10/1/2007 11:46:19 AM