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Portfolio Assignment for the Course in Victimology
Course: Victimology
Lecturer: Yolande de Villiers
Study Points: 1
Assignment description
In order to complete the Victimology Course, you will have to compile an individual Portfolio. The assignment:
Choose at least one of the 5 violent crimes discussed in this course. This could be either: * Assault
* Robbery
* Murder
* Rape & Sexual Assault
* Domestic Violence
Find a case study on your chosen crime type.

Write a detailed description of the crime and the victim, discussing the following aspects thoroughly: * Identify the characteristics and predict the probability of becoming a crime victim * Identify the different categories of crime victims

* Identify the variables that play a role in crime victimization * Construct a timeline of all the factors that lead up to the crime * Assess the impact that a crime has had on its various victims (victim/family/society/community) The requirements for the portfolio:

The requirements for the portfolio are the same as is set out in the Assessment form for Reports that follows. Assessment form report: general
Title: ……………………………………………………………… ………………………………… Name:……………………………………………………………………………………………….. | Part | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|
Correct use of language| spelling| | | | | |
| Clear, concise and pleasant phrasing| | | | | |
Table of contents| page numbers with all parts of report| | | | | | | No errors in structure (e.g. section numbers for one section , chapter number for appendices and summary)| | | | | | | Informative titles| | | | | |

| Appendices have title and number| | | | | |
| Titles are equal to titles in report| | | | | |
introduction| Reason for the investigation/ project assignment * Background information * problem * importance| | | | | | | Goal of the investigation/ project assignment * central question * method of working| | |...
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