|[pic] |Course Syllabus | | |College of Criminal Justice and Security | | |CJA/334 Version 3 | | |Research Methods in Criminal Justice |
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Students learn and demonstrate knowledge of research methodology within the criminal justice system and become acquainted with the range and scope of quantitative and qualitative tools available to the criminal justice researcher.
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Bennett, J. O., Briggs, W. L., & Triola, M. F. (2009). Statistical reasoning for everyday life (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson/Addison Wesley.
Hagan, F. E. (2010). Research methods in criminal justice and criminology (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
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|Week One: Introduction to Research in Criminal Justice | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Explore the scientific approach to criminal justice research. | | | | |Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research. | | | | |Differentiate between pure and applied research. | | | | |Specify the various functions of the research process. | | | | |Summarize the meaning of research ethics and examine the codes of ethics in criminal justice | | | | |research. | | | | |Assess the nature and diversity of ethical dilemmas in criminological research. | | | | |Explore the meaning of statistics and the basic ideas behind any statistical study. | | | |Readings |Read Ch.1 & 2 of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology. | | | | |Read Ch 1 of...
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