CJE3662SyllabusGeneral - CJE 3662 Criminal Justice...

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CJE 3662 Criminal Justice Technology and Data Management Professor: R. Cory Watkins Office Hours: TBA Office Location: HPA 323 Class Time: TBA Office Phone: 823-0365 Class Location: TBA Email: rwatkins@mail.ucf.edu Website: pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~rwatkins I. Course Description: The primary objective of this course is to introduce students to spreadsheet and database management and their applicability to crime analysis. This course will address crime data integrity and manipulation issues. Specifically, students will be expected to work extensively with Microsoft Excel 2007 to complete a number of database and spreadsheet manipulation based projects. II. Reading and Class Requirements: 1) Grauer, R. T. (Latest Ed.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Comprehensive. Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0-13-978-0-13-157465-6 www.prenhall.com . 2) Mapping Crime: Principle and Practice (On-line PDF). MCPP http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/maps/publications.htm 3) Jump/Thumb drive or Zip Disk 4) No prerequisites required!!!!! III. Teaching Philosophy This professor encourages discussion and participation during the class period as it will improve your understanding of the materials in this course. It is important that all people feel comfortable in freely expressing their opinions and comments so long as they are constructive and conducive to the academic environment. A computer course can be very intimidating but this course will be conducted in a very open, friendly, discussion type format. It is expected that students will help one another on the project assignments in addition to the guidance provided by the professor in this course. It is my responsibility as the professor in this course to present the course materials to you in an understandable form. I will do this, and I will also address questions and concerns regarding the material covered in this course as they arise. In those instances where I do not have an answer, I will get it for you or I will direct you to the individual or individuals who can best provide answers to your question. It is the students' responsibility to work through the lesson assignments prior to class and come prepared to discuss and apply the material assigned for each particular day. I expect, as adults, this will be done. Finally, if an individual is not comfortable speaking in class, I strongly encourage meeting with me during my scheduled
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course CCJ 3072 taught by Professor Corywatkins during the Spring '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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