CJ 304 Week 1 Syllabus (test)
CJ 304 Week 1 Syllabus (test) Test Webinar
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Instructor Chris Haney CJ304 Intro to Forensic Phone Science Syllabus 2567825483 Email Course Overview firstname.lastname@example.org Intro to Forensic Investigations (3). Prerequisite: CJ 101. The student is introduced to the development of Forensic Investigations and its contribution Office Location to the Criminal Justice System, and the applications of the scientific discipline to the examination and analysis of physical evidence. Brewer Hall Room 129 Required Text Office Hours Forensic Science; an Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, 4h M/W 11:001:00 Edition, James, Nordby, and Bell, CRC Press. ISBN: 9781439853832 T/Th 10:451:45 Course Requirements Participation in Class Discussions: Students are expected to have read the material to be covered in class and be prepared to discuss it in class. Questions and comments on specific areas of concern are encouraged. Class Attendance: This is an online class. Attendance will be determined by your activity in the course. Class Materials: Students are responsible for all material in the textbook and from class discussions as well. Academic Misconduct: Cheating or plagiarism in any form will not be tolerated. Plagiarism is defined as presenting the words or ideas of someone else as if they were one’s own. Cheating is defined in the Student Handbook. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have on the subject and provide you with the guidelines. Misconduct of this sort in any form will result in a grade of zero for the assignment or exam in question and/or other disciplinary procedures. Students are referred to the University Policies section of the Student Handbook for more information on academic honesty and code of conduct. Student with Special Needs: Students with special needs are referred to Jacksonville State University Disability Support Services. Upon written recommendation of Disability Support Services, the instructor will assist students with special needs. Fall 2016Haney Page 1 Tests: Exams must be taken on the scheduled dates, and makeup exams will be given only in cases where and emergency or illness can be documented. Grades will be averaged on the normal scale of: A= 90 or above, B= 8089, C= 7079, D= 6069, and F= 59 and below. Policy on MakeUps All work must be submitted by the due dates in the course schedule. There is no makeup work. Grading Rubric: Introductions and any additional assignments 10% Quiz grades 30 % Mid Term Exam 30% Final Exam – 30% You will be required to read the assigned Chapters and take a quiz on Friday of each week. We will have two exams in this course which will be conducted online. The test questions will come from the quizzes. We will cover Chapters 116 in the textbook each exam will cover 8 chapters. Course Schedule Week Subject Practice Problems Aug. 23 Introductions Each student must log in to course read syllabus and in the introduction thread tell us about you and your goals in criminal justice. Aug 23Sept 1 Read Chapters 12 1Justice and Science 2 Evidence: Origins, Types, Admissibility Sept 2 Take Chapter quiz Sept 28 Read Chapters 34 3 Crime Scene investigation 4 Bloodstain patterns Sept. 9 Take Chapter quiz Sept. 9 15 Read Chapter 5 5 Death Investigation Sept. 16 Take Chapter quiz Fall 2016Haney Page 2 Sept.1622 Read Chapters 67 6 Forensic Anthropology 7 Forensic Entomology Sept. 23 Take Chapter quiz Sept. 23 29 Read Chapter 8 8 Identification of Blood and Body Fluids Sept. 30 Take Chapter quiz Sept 30 – Oct 6 Review notes and Chapters 18 for Mid term exam Oct 7 Take Midterm Exam Oct. 7 13 Read Chapters 910 9 DNA Typing 10 Forensic Toxicology Oct. 14 Take Chapter quiz Oct. 14 20 Read Chapter 1112 11 Seized Drug Analysis 12 Arson, Fire, Explosives Oct. 21 Take Chapter quiz Oct. 21 27 Read Chapter 13 13 Fingerprints Oct. 28 Take Chapter quiz Oct. 28 Nov.3 Read Chapter 14 14 Firearms and Tool marks Nov. 4 Take Chapter quiz Nov. 4 17 Read Chapter 15 16 15 Tread Impressions 16 Trace Evidence Nov 18 Take Chapter Quiz Nov. 18 Dec. 1 Review Notes for Final exam Dec. 2 Final Exam Extra Credit: Students who complete the IDEA survey at the end of the semester and show proof by printout or screenshot will be awarded 4 points to the lowest test grade. Fall 2016Haney Page 3 # Course Outline dates are meant as a guideline and are subject to change at the instructor’s discretion. The final exam date is the only date set in stone. Fall 2016Haney Page 4
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