CJ 205 Juvenile Justice System
S1T 2013 DL
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S1T 2013 January 14 - March 10, 2013
Textbook: Siegel, Larry J. Juvenile Delinquency - 11th
Edition, Wadsworth Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-1-111-34689-8
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Educational Philosophy: My educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. I 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
Students will write two (2) Essays discussing the following issues:
*ISSUE #1: The impact that media (i.e., television, video games, and music) has on delinquency.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Online Quizzes (Due Sunday of the Week Assigned) Each student is to access and take the self-grading online quizzes as assigned to the various weeks in the course. There are a total of 5 online quizzes to be taken. Each quiz is worth 40 points with a combined aggregate point value of 200 points i.e., 20% of the total 1000 point grading scale utilized in the computation of the student's end of course grade.
Online Mid-term Exam (Due Sunday of Week 4) Each student is to access and take the self-grading online Mid-term exam as assigned to be completed in week 4 of the course. The mid-term exam is worth 250 points i.e., 25% of the total 1000 point grading scale utilized in the computation of the student's end of course grade.
Essay Project - Core Assessment (Due Sunday of Week 6) Each student is to complete the written essay project reflected in week one. This assignment is due by No-Later-Than (NLT) Sunday of week six. The essay assignment is worth 230 points i.e., 23% of the total 1000 point grading scale utilized in the computation of the student's end of course grade. Required components:
1. Answer essay questions using material from the text readings. Completely answers the questions. Correctly answers the questions Avoids extraneous material.
2. Grading Rubric: The grades for this assignment are assigned as follows in accordance with the quality and closeness of your answers with the answers I am looking for as listed below: Start with: (230) points or 23% 206-230 Very Close or Right on target with what I was looking for 185-205 –Close, but some of your answers strayed and/or you needed to add a little more 162-184 - Average Answers, but more than a few of your answers lacked key points 137-161 - Below Average Answers in General 0-115 - Poor Answers in General.
Quizzes: Five 40 points each Total: 200 Points 20%
End of Course Essay: 230 Points 23%
Midterm: 250 points 25%
Final: 200 points 20%
Discussions: Eight 15 points each Total: 120 Points 12%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Each week's work must be completed by Midnight Central Standard Time (CST) on Sunday. Discussion (student classroom participation) work must be posted in the classroom not later than Sunday of the week assigned. I will not accept these via email. They must be posted in the classroom e.g.., End of Course Essay in the week 6 drop box and week one discussion question in week one discussion message board in order to be scored. Posting placed in the wrong classroom message board and or written assignments not in the drop box will not be scored. Late discussion thread postings and end of course essays by students will receive a 5 (five)-point penalty for each day late after the due date up to 7 days. The required discussion posting(s) or other assignments i.e., not posted or completed after 7 days of their due date will not be scored and will receive the grade of zero. In addition, no work received after the last Saturday of the online term will be scored.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Week 1: January 14 - 20
Chapter and Topics: CH1 and CH2: Childhood and Delinquency; The
Nature and Extent of Delinquency
Assignments: Complete the WK 1 discussion
Week 2: January 21 - 27
Chapter and Topics: CH 3, CH4 and CH 5: Individual Views of
Delinquency; Sociological Views of Delinquency; and Social Reaction Conflict
Assignments: Complete Qz#1, WK 2 Discussion and Proctor form.
3: January 28 - February 3
Chapter and Topics: CH6, CH7, and CH 8 Developmental Views of
Delinquency; Gender and Delinquency; and The Family and Delinquency
Assignments: Complete Qz#2 and WK 3 Discussion.
Week 4: February 4 - 10
Chapter and Topics: CH9 and C10: Peers and
Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups; and Schools and Delinquency
Assignments: Complete Midterm and the WK 4 Discussion.
Week 5: February 11 - 17
Chapter and Topics: CH11 and CH12: Drug Use and Delinquency and
Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives
Assignments: Complete Qz#3 and the WK 5 Discussion.
Week 6: February 18 - 24
Chapter and Topics: CH13 and CH14: Juvenile Justice (Then & Now) and Police Work
Assignments: Complete Qz#4, WK 6 Discussion, and submit EOC
Week 7: February 25 - March 3
Chapter and Topics: CH15 and CH16: Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial
& Sentencing and Juvenile Corrections
Assignments: Complete Qz#5 and the WK 7 Discussion.
Week 8: March 4 - 10
Chapter and Topics: CH 17: Delinquency & Juvenile Justice Abroad
Assignments: Complete Final Exam and WK 8 Discussion.
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