Intro to Criminal Justice

Intro to Criminal Justice - SOC 003: Introduction to...

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SOC 003: Introduction to Criminal Justice Assignment 2 (Internet assignment), Fall 2006. Due date: Wednesday, November 29, 2006. You need to please hand in a paper copy in class AND e-mail it to ( fbuntman@gwu.edu ) as an electronic copy with the subject line ‘Internet assignment’. In lieu of class on November 22, you have an assignment that focuses on USING, NOT ABUSING, the internet as a source of academic research . I strongly recommend that you use the Research Navigator.com Guide that came with new copies of your textbook if purchased at GW’s bookstore. I have also made this book available on reserve in Gelman. The Research Navigator.com Guide is not, however, a requirement: the assignment can be completed successfully and well without it. As explained in detail below, your task is (1) to identify a question, thesis, or argument in criminal justice and (2) identify a range of (specified) INTERNET-BASED sources that deal with that topic, being sure to note ones that are and are not credible, and why. You are not actually writing the paper, nor completing a complete bibliography/reference list, but identifying examples of web-based material on the topic, into which category it falls (e.g. newspaper versus scholarly journal), and, briefly, why it is or is not academically useful, in full or in part. This assignment requires choosing a criminal justice topic that interests you and, based on that
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course SOC 003 taught by Professor Franbuntman during the Fall '06 term at GWU.

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