CJ 440 Internship in Crim Just
F2B 2011 BL
Kirk, Diana M.
Senior Adjunct Faculty
Bachelors in Management of Computer Information SystemsMasters in Management and Leadership
Building 614, Rm 1
Before or after class or by appointment
October 17, 2011 - December 11, 2011
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Permission of Department Chair. Students must have contact several times during the semester with the instructor at pre-arranged times.
No text is required. Instructors may have libraries of books about careers in criminal justice which may be borrowed, or they may have information about websites dealing with careers in criminal justice. Instructors have experiences in many aspects of criminal justice and can provide direction to students.
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The Criminal Justice Department wants students to have a meaningful and memorable practical experience, which supplements classroom learning experiences. The Department expects students to keep a journal of their work activities and to analyze the experiences in the context of classroom learning. Hopefully, internships will lead students further into the areas explored or at least be a worthwhile experience in a complementary career path.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
you present. Your weekly contact should include the number of hours worked, a brief summary of the
work conducted and a total number of hours worked to-date. This contact will be electronic or in
person on scheduled class dates.
- At the end the internship prepare and submit a written essay 6 pages in length, explaining how the
- Complete 135 hours of work for three hours of credit.
- Make certain the supervisor sends a confidential report to the instructor about student
Complete required number of hours and receive a positive letter from the supervisor 50%
Attendance (e-mail) and participation on scheduled class dates 10%
Submit a journal in a timely manner (with paper) 20%
Write a six-page essay about the internship experience 20%
The following grade scale is used to establish the student's letter grade for the course:
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Failure to report during scheduled times will be counted as absences and will result in the lowering of a grade. Late journals or final papers will result in an incomplete. All materials, including letters from the internship supervisor, must be submitted to your instructor by the last day of the last night of class for the semester/term.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students have three required discussions with their instructor and/or classmates.
Class meeting dates:
1) Title Page (Should not be included as one of the 6 required pages)
2) 2) A description of the agency and its placement in the criminal justice system;
3 3) Observations and experiences learned by participation in the internship;
4) A discussion of the positive and negative experiences of the internship, and;
5) Conclusions about how the internship fits into student coursework at this point in his/her
6) All essays must be submitted in APA format, 6th ed., 1-inch borders, Times New Roman, 12 font
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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96
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 .
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