Intro Writing Rubric

Intro Writing Rubric - CCJS 105—Introduction to Criminology In-Class Writing Assignment Guidelines Format You will have 50 minutes in which to

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Unformatted text preview: CCJS 105—Introduction to Criminology In-Class Writing Assignment Guidelines Format: You will have 50 minutes in which to respond to one of three potential questions in an essay format. You will be given a booklet in which to compose your handwritten response. The aim of the assignment is to assess your capacity to think critically and apply the knowledge you have gained through the course. The task will require you to integrate and apply your understanding in a manner that differs decidedly from that of a multiple-choice memorize and recite test. These questions will be rhetorical. That is, there is—in the strictest sense of the term—no right and wrong answer. There are only stronger and weaker arguments in favor of a particular response. Your answer can draw from any of the material covered in the course to date. The teaching assistants and I highly recommend that you take a few moments prior to writing your response to draft an outline. Your first task will be to determine which of the three questions you prefer to response to draft an outline....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course CCJS 105 taught by Professor Mcgoin during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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