Theory Briefing 1
1. What is name of theory?
-Positivist Criminology and its also Called Positive School of Criminology
2. Person(s) credited with creating the theory and/or who is most closely associated with
A) Dramaturgy is the understanding of reality by people to share a particular image.
Social behavior is so routine or habitual that we arent even aware that were
engaging in impression management. People high in public self
A1. Objective means a mind-independent reality. That is, an objective feature of the universe
is something that does not rely on my own or anyone elses personal beliefs or feelings on
the matter. Subjecti
Delinquency and Victimization
Some of the most surprising and concerning information in these chapters are about the intersection of
gender and gang violence. The comparison and results mentioned in chapter 6 clearly states that the
gendered boundaries of
Women and Crime: The Essentials by Stacy L. Mallicoat, Connie Estrada Ireland is an excellent text book
for the students who are interested in knowing about the female criminals who are accused of
committing some blood chilling crimes. Fo
Professor H. David Hunt
2016-FA-SOCI-4285-WEB Sociology of Sport
Sports sociology considers the relationship between sports and society
Sports as a microcosm of society
How culture and values influen
1. What is culture, according to your textbook? Explain. What is culture according to the
- According to the book, culture can be defined many different ways. Usually it includes: the
knowledge, skills, rules, norms, practices, tradit
1. What are mnemonics?
- Mnemonics are systematic procedures for improving memory. When information has little
inherent meeting, mnemonic strategies build in meaning by connecting what is to be learned with
established words or images. The techniques for
Modules 12 (continued) and 13
1. What is IDEA? What does it cover (for students) in the classroom?
- IDEA stands for Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act it is also called
IDEIA. For students, this law requires that states to provide a
Modules 11 and 12
1. Based upon what you have learned through previous assignments, readings, the current
modules under review and from the PowerPoints, who is smarter: Johnny, who is 5 years of
age with an IQ of 115 or Mary, who is 15 years of age with a
1. From a neuroscience perspective, what is learning? Provide a definition for cognitive
theories of learning and one from behavioral learning theories. You must extrapolate to
come up with the correct answers.
- Learning can be defined, in the broadest s
1. List the different causes of forgetting. Briefly explain each.
- According to psychology.about.com there are 4 different causes for forgetting. The causes are
as follows: 1) Retrieval Failure, 2) Interference, 3) Failure to Store, and 4) Motivated Forg
1. Please provide (in your own words) an explanation of 1) social learning theory and 2)
social cognitive theory. Please review your explanations upon completion.
- 1) Social Learning Theory: it emphasizes people learning by watching other people. Basical