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Prior to beginning work on this assignment read Chapter 6: Tracking Ideas and So

Prior to beginning work on this assignment read Chapter 6: Tracking Ideas and Sources from the text, and begin to research the ideas that you outlined in Week 2, using the Ashford University Library. You may also use any relevant sources that you found for your Week 1 Annotated Bibliography assignment. This week you will build on the outline you created in Week 2. Think of this paper draft as an abbreviated version of your Capstone Paper; it does not…

You have been tasked, by the warden, with creating a presentation that will be u

You have been tasked, by the warden, with creating a presentation that will be used at an upcoming corrections conference, focusing on developing a better understanding of the dimensions of programs. You have been asked to create a PowerPoint presentation, 12–14 slides in length, addressing the following about programs that fall into different classifications. Based on what you viewed in the media piece: Describe one potential program to address an identified need that would fall into one of the following…

Each student in the class will define a research-based project for themselves ba

Each student in the class will define a research-based project for themselves based on their own interests, skills, and background. A wide range of topics are possible, but ideally the project will connect some aspect of poker with wider issues either related to the student’s major or of particular interest to the student (criminal justice). Your signature project should involve some significant amount of research and thought, but can take many forms based on your interests and background. The signature…

Students will select a research article in the field of criminal justice and exa

Students will select a research article in the field of criminal justice and examine it by answering the following questions: What peer-reviewed journal was the article published in? What is the purpose of the research that was conducted? What are the variables employed in the study? How are issues of validity and reliability addressed? What is the research group (ie; who is being sampled)? To whom are the results meant to be generalized? What is your critical analysis of the…

Imagine that an agency believes empathy reduces aggression in grade-schoolers, a

Imagine that an agency believes empathy reduces aggression in grade-schoolers, and they have a program designed to increase empathy that they have named, Empathy for Pre-Teens or EPT. The program involves six hours of role-playing activities intended to help fifth graders take the role of other kids. After a local school hires them to conduct the program, they obtain the number of school infractions given to fifth graders one month before the program is delivered. The agency then goes into…

The experimental design is considered the “gold standard” in research. Using the

The experimental design is considered the “gold standard” in research. Using the Kansas City Preventive Patrol Experiment as your example, discuss how this landmark experiment lived up to this standard. What, if any, shortcomings do you find in the methodology or interpretation of findings of the experiment? Be sure to refer to course concepts in making your argument. I have attached experiment

The experimental design is considered the “gold standard” in research. Using the

The experimental design is considered the “gold standard” in research. Using the Kansas City Preventive Patrol Experiment as your example, discuss how this landmark experiment lived up to this standard. What, if any, shortcomings do you find in the methodology or interpretation of findings of the experiment? Be sure to refer to course concepts in making your argument. I have attached experiment

In response to the increased frequency of mass school shootings in the Unites St

In response to the increased frequency of mass school shootings in the Unites States, law makers have begun to introduce legislation allowing and encouraging, teachers to carry guns in schools and in classrooms. President Trump has even suggested providing a financial ‘bonus’ for teachers who choose to do so. To date, there has not been enough research conducted in order to conclude whether, teachers carrying guns in the classrooms will achieve the intended goal of decreasing mass school shootings. The…

Part 1: Visit the following website. Nine out of ten Statistics are taken out of

Part 1: Visit the following website. Nine out of ten Statistics are taken out of Context (Links to an external site.) http://speakingofresearch.com/2013/01/23/nine-out-of-ten-statistics-are-taken-out-of-context/ Be sure to use references to support your opinions. Do some research to create well rounded responses. Are you surprised by anything that is said on this website? Why do you think many people are so quick to believe reported statistics? Give some examples of instances where you often see statistics taken out of context. (search the Internet…