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CJE2172 - Juvenile Justice

Resources to help students develop knowledge about the juvenile justice system, including theories surrounding juvenile delinquency.

CJE2172 - Juvenile Justice Course Guide

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Weekly Discussion

Your instructor will share additional details regarding discussion expectations.  At minimum, consider each of your weekly discussions a "mini research assignment."  Research the assigned topic area (research in addition to your assigned readings is encouraged) and use your critical thinking skills to formulate your response addressing each of the forum questions.  Be specific in your responses, including examples if possible.  APA citations are not required; however, you must include a copy of the link to the source(s) utilized to formulate the answer.

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Weekly Discussion

Your instructor will share additional details regarding discussion expectations.  At minimum, consider each of your weekly discussions a "mini research assignment."  Research the assigned topic area (research in addition to your assigned readings is encouraged) and use your critical thinking skills to formulate your response addressing each of the forum questions.  Be specific in your responses, including examples if possible.  APA citations are not required; however, you must include a copy of the link to the source(s) utilized to formulate the answer.

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Assignment Resources

Below are resources to support you in the completion of the assignment. 

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Research Process: The Basics

  1. Define your topic.
  2. Do some background research.
  3. Use library resources to find relevant books, articles, reliable websites, videos to support your argument.  
  4. Evaluate the quality and reliability of the resources gathered.
  5. Take notes and record bibliographic information.
  6. Organize notes and create an outline.
  7. Write a rough draft.
  8. Insert citations for resources integrated into the paper.
  9. Proofread and polish.
  10. Submit the paper to the Writing Lab

Recommended Library Databases

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Weekly Discussion

Your instructor will share additional details regarding discussion expectations.  At minimum, consider each of your weekly discussions a "mini research assignment."  Research the assigned topic area (research in addition to your assigned readings is encouraged) and use your critical thinking skills to formulate your response addressing each of the forum questions.  Be specific in your responses, including examples if possible.  APA citations are not required; however, you must include a copy of the link to the source(s) utilized to formulate the answer.

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Research Process: The Basics

  1. Define your topic.
  2. Do some background research.
  3. Use library resources to find relevant books, articles, reliable websites, videos to support your argument.  
  4. Evaluate the quality and reliability of the resources gathered.
  5. Take notes and record bibliographic information.
  6. Organize notes and create an outline.
  7. Write a rough draft.
  8. Insert citations for resources integrated into the paper.
  9. Proofread and polish.
  10. Submit the paper to the Writing Lab

Recommended Library Databases

Visit the Research page and Database Help page in this Guide for helpful information about how to find high-quality resources for your research assignments.

Weekly Discussion

Your instructor will share additional details regarding discussion expectations.  At a minimum, consider each of your weekly discussions a "mini-research assignment."  Research the assigned topic area (research in addition to your assigned readings is encouraged) and use your critical thinking skills to formulate your response addressing each of the forum questions.  Be specific in your responses, including examples if possible.  APA citations are not required; however, you must include a copy of the link to the source(s) utilized to formulate the answer.

Looking for additional help?

Meet with a Peer Tutor:

Writing & APA Help

Weekly Discussion

Your instructor will share additional details regarding discussion expectations.  At a minimum, consider each of your weekly discussions a "mini-research assignment."  Research the assigned topic area (research in addition to your assigned readings is encouraged) and use your critical thinking skills to formulate your response addressing each of the forum questions.  Be specific in your responses, including examples if possible.  APA citations are not required; however, you must include a copy of the link to the source(s) utilized to formulate the answer.

Research Process: The Basics

  1. Define your topic.
  2. Do some background research.
  3. Use library resources to find relevant books, articles, reliable websites, videos to support your argument.  
  4. Evaluate the quality and reliability of the resources gathered.
  5. Take notes and record bibliographic information.
  6. Organize notes and create an outline.
  7. Write a rough draft.
  8. Insert citations for resources integrated into the paper.
  9. Proofread and polish.
  10. Submit the paper to the Writing Lab

Recommended Library Databases

Visit the Research page and Database Help page in this Guide for helpful information about how to find high-quality resources for your research assignments.

Looking for additional help?

Meet with a Peer Tutor:

Weekly Discussion

Your instructor will share additional details regarding discussion expectations.  At a minimum, consider each of your weekly discussions a "mini-research assignment."  Research the assigned topic area (research in addition to your assigned readings is encouraged) and use your critical thinking skills to formulate your response addressing each of the forum questions.  Be specific in your responses, including examples if possible.  APA citations are not required; however, you must include a copy of the link to the source(s) utilized to formulate the answer.