Criminal Justice Theory, Policy , and Practices

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General Requirements for Research Paper:

v You are required to use 10 resources for this paper, 5 of which should be articles from refereed journals, edited books or government documents.

v The paper should be typed using Times New Roman 12 point font.

v The paper should be 10-12 pages.

v The paper should be double spaced.

v The paper should have one-inch margins all around.

v APA formatting is required for citation of reference materials.

v Pages should be numbered according to APA style. Note: Reference pages and cover pages are not part of the page count. However, the reference pages are numbered sequentially.

v This paper should not contain running heads.

v This paper should contain a cover page with the title, your name, the date, class name and number, and my name.

 

Specific Requirements for Research Paper:

Introduction (2-3 paragraphs)

1. Relevant statistics should be presented on your topic (2 paragraphs)

2. Thesis statement (1 paragraph)

a. Thesis sentence (Your thesis sentence should start your thesis paragraph by writing “This paper will address …………”

b. Definitions of abstract term(s) (then you go in and define abstract terms such as delinquency or abuse or violence. Any word that can have more than one meaning you want to clarify how you are defining it for your paper. These are not dictionary definitions you want to use your articles to see how others have defined the terms and use those).

 

Literature Review (5-6 pages)

This section is a presentation of current literature on the topic you are discussing. This section should include a presentation of 3 topics related to the overall issue you are presenting.

 

1. Topic 1

2. Topic 2

3. Topic 3

 

Program or Policy Review (4-5 pages)

Choose a program or Policy to address the issue you are writing about. Discuss the policy or program in detail (see below for more specific details)

 

 

Conclusion (1 -2 paragraphs)

 

References

 

Paper Template

 

Title

(make sure this is descriptive of what the paper is about.

In other words no one’s title should be “Final Paper”)

Your Name

Class Information

Date

Teacher

 

Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literature Review (5-6 pages)

(Transition needed here)

 

Topic/Theme 1 (replace with the actual name of your topic or theme)

 

 

 

 

 

Topic/Theme 2

 

 

 

 

 

Topic/Theme 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program or Policy Analysis

(Transition needed here)

 

 

If you choose a policy analysis, then do the following:

 

1. Describe the Policy in detail

2. What is the purpose of the policy?

3. What is the scope of the policy (who, what, where and when does it affect?)

4. What is the evidence the policy would work to address your issue? Find evidence of the policy at work and evidence that it helped with the issue you are discussing or one that is similar.

5. What does the policy not address that might have to be modified?

 

If you choose a program analysis, then do the following:

 

1. Describe the Program

2. What is the purpose of the program?

3. What is the scope of the program (who, what, where and when does it affect?)

4. What is the evidence the program would work to address your issue? Find evidence of the policy at work and evidence that it helped with the issue you are discussing or one that is similar.

5. What does the program not address that might have to be modified?

 

 

 

 

Conclusion

 

 

References

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rubric

Item

 

Does not Have

0

 

Does not Meet

1

 

Emerging

2

 

Meets

3

 

Proficient

4

 

Weights

 

Introduction

 

The introduction is missing

 

The student is missing requirements and the presentation of data and information has a problem.

 

The student is missing a requirement, but the presentation of data and information is coherent and relevant,

 

The student included all relevant requirements and the presentation of data and information is coherent but relevance is an issue.

 

The student included all relevant requirements and the presentation of data and information is coherent and relevant.

 

10%

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

Topic 1

 

Did not present

 

Presented very little literature and information presented was not organized and/or not value added.

 

The information provided is not value added it reads like an opinion instead of using literature.

 

Topic 1 met the length requirements but the information presented was not organized and/or not value added.

 

Topic 1 met the length requirements and information was presented succinctly and was value added.

 

 

40%

 

Topic 2

 

Did not present

 

Presented very little literature and information presented was not organized and/or not value added.

 

The information provided is not value added it reads like an opinion instead of using literature.

 

Topic 1 met the length requirements but the information presented was not organized and/or not value added.

 

Topic 1 met the length requirements and information was presented succinctly and was value added.

 

Topic 3

 

Did not present

 

Presented very little literature and information presented was not organized and/or not value added.

 

The information provided is not value added it reads like an opinion instead of using literature.

 

Topic 1 met the length requirements but the information presented was not organized and/or not value added.

 

Topic 1 met the length requirements and information was presented succinctly and was value added.

 

Policy/Program Review

 

 

 

Describe the policy/program in detail to include the purpose and the scope and any information needed to understand the policy/program.

 

Did not include

 

Too many details are missing to determine the efficacy of the policy/program for the topic of the paper and the writing leaves too much to assess the efficacy of the program/policy.

 

Too many details are missing to determine the efficacy of the policy/program for the topic of the paper.

 

Describe the policy/program in detail to include the purpose and the scope and any information needed to understand the policy/program but there is not enough information for me to fully assess the program or policy.

 

Describe the policy/program in detail to include the purpose and the scope and any information needed to understand the policy/program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40%

 

What is the evidence the policy/program would work to address your issue? Find evidence of the policy/program at work and evidence that it helped with the issue you are discussing or one that is similar.

 

Did not present.

 

Too many details are missing to determine the efficacy of the policy/program for the topic of the paper and the writing leaves too much to assess the efficacy of the program/policy.

 

Too many details are missing to determine the efficacy of the policy/program for the topic of the paper.

 

Student presents evidence of the efficacy of the program/policy, but it is not compelling.

 

Student presents compelling evidence of the efficacy of the program/policy.

 

What does the policy/program not address, that might have to be modified for your topic?

 

Student did not provide

 

Student lacks a lot of detail and evidence to support response

 

Student lacks some detail and evidence to support response

 

Student addressed this issue with detail, but not enough evidence was presented to back up discussion.

 

Student addressed this issue with detail and evidence to back up discussion.

 

Conclusion

 

Student did not provide a conclusion

 

The conclusion lacks a lot of detail

 

The conclusion lacks some detail

 

Student provided a conclusion that was mostly comprehensive

 

Student provided a comprehensive detailed conclusion of paper.

 

5%

 

APA in text citations

 

Did not include in text citations

 

More than 6 mistakes

 

5-6 mistakes

 

3-4 mistakes

 

1-2 mistakes

 

2.5%

 

APA references

 

Did not include in text citations

 

More than 6 mistakes

 

5-6 mistakes

 

3-4 mistakes

 

1-2 mistakes

 

2.5%

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