FOR PROF MAURICE ONLY — Assignment 2: RA: Criminal Behavior in Your Community

NO PLAGIARISM – EVERYTHING HIGHLIGHTED NEEDS TO BE FOLLOWED TO THE T.  ALL RELEVANT PAPERS ARE ATTACHED TO THIS PLEASE USE THEM!  

 

In Modules 1 and 2, you selected a type of criminal behavior (HOMICIDE) that is of particular interest to you. Use the  FBI’s UCR program  to further investigate this behavior .

 

Using the information you have gathered in Modules 1 and 2, prepare a 4 page paper responding to the following using APA style:

  Describe the typical perpetrator of this crime with regards to gender, race, age, and socioeconomic status. Compare and contrast the criminal and civil legal systems regarding penalties, burden of persuasion, and key players. Using the information noted in step 1, explain the causes of this criminal behavior. Justify your answers by integrating at least one historical and two different contemporary psychological theories with your explanation. Compare and contrast criminal and civil legal systems in general regarding penalties, burden of persuasion and key players.

Please include a minimum of five scholarly peer-reviewed resources in your research.

 

Submission Details: By Wednesday, June 7, 2017, save your paper as M3_A2_Lastname_Firstname.doc and submit it to the M3 Assignment 2 RA Dropbox.

The RA is worth 200 points and will be graded according to the following rubric.

 

Assignment Components Unsatisfactory

< 77%
(C- to C) Emerging

78–82%

(C+ to B-) Proficient

83–89%

(B to B+) Exemplar

90–100 %

(A- to A) Score

To calculate score:

(% / 100) x max pts.

e.g.

(80% / 100) x 12 = 9.6

Describe the typical perpetrator in your community with regards to gender, race, age and socioeconomic status utilizing the FBI’s website. 
(CO: 3)

Description of the typical perpetrator in one’s community with regards to gender, race, age and socioeconomic status utilizing the FBI’s website is mostly unclear, inappropriate, incomplete and incorrect. 

 

Very little outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

  Description of the typical perpetrator in one’s community with regards to gender, race, age and socioeconomic status utilizing the FBI’s website is only somewhat unclear, inappropriate, incomplete and incorrect. 

 

Not very many outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

  Description of the typical perpetrator in one’s community with regards to gender, race, age and socioeconomic status utilizing the FBI’s website is clear, appropriate, complete and correct. 

 

Many outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

 

  Description of the typical perpetrator in one’s community with regards to gender, race, age and socioeconomic status utilizing the FBI’s website is clear, appropriate, complete and correct. 

 

Description also demonstrated how the moderator variables interact.

 

Several outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

 

/44 pts. Compare and contrast criminal and civil legal systems regarding penalties, burden of persuasion and key players.

 

(CO: 2)

 

  Comparison and contrast of criminal and civil legal systems regarding penalties, burden of persuasion and key players is mostly unclear, inappropriate, incomplete and incorrect.

 

Very little outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

  Comparison and contrast of criminal and civil legal systems regarding penalties, burden of persuasion and key players is only somewhat unclear, inappropriate, incomplete and incorrect.

 

Not very many outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

  Comparison and contrast of criminal and civil legal systems regarding penalties, burden of persuasion and key players is clear, appropriate, complete and correct.

 

Many outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

  Comparison and contrast of criminal and civil legal systems regarding penalties, burden of persuasion and key players is clear, appropriate, complete and correct.

Several outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

 

Several real-life case examples garnered from the professional literature and the media were explained.

 

Several outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

In addition, many interesting details were provided .

 

/68 pts. Explain the causes of this criminal behavior.

Justify your answers by integrating at least one historical and two different contemporary psychological theories.
(CO:1,3)

  Explanation of the causes of the criminal behavior is mostly unclear, incomplete and incorrect.

 

Justification and integration of at least one historical and two different contemporary psychological theories in the answer is mostly unclear, incomplete and incorrect. 

 

Not all appropriate theories were included.

 

Very little outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

Explanation of the causes of the criminal behavior is only somewhat unclear, incomplete and incorrect.

 

Justification and integration of at least one historical and two different contemporary psychological theories in the answer is only somewhat unclear, incomplete and incorrect. 

 

Most all appropriate theories were included.

Not very many outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

  Explanation of the causes of the criminal behavior is clear, complete and correct.

 

Justification and integration of at least one historical and two different contemporary psychological theories in the answer is clear, complete and correct. 

 

All appropriate theories were also included.

Many outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

  Explanation of the causes of the criminal behavior is clear, complete and correct.

 

Justification and integration of at least one historical and two different contemporary psychological theories in the answer is clear, complete and correct. 

 

All appropriate theories were also included.

 

Identification of strengths and weaknesses of each theory were included.

Several outside scholarly peer-reviewed resources were utilized.

 

/68 pts. Academic Writing Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Include citations in text and at the end of the document in the correct APA format. Writing is unclear and disorganized and rereading to solidify understanding is frequently necessary. Although an attempt at ethical scholarship is attempted, it is sloppy or incomplete throughout.  Spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors severely interfere with readers’ comprehension.

Citations in text and at the end of the document are not in the correct APA format.

  Writing is somewhat clear and is somewhat organized, although rereading to solidify understanding is occasionally necessary.  It demonstrates an attempt at ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, but errors are occasional or minor. Writing has good spelling, grammar, and punctuation, but errors somewhat interfere with readers’ comprehension.

Citations in text and at the end of the document are mostly in the correct APA format.

  Writing is generally clear and in an organized manner. It demonstrates ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and generally displays accurate spelling, grammar, punctuation. Errors are few, isolated, and do not interfere with reader’s comprehension.

Citations in text and at the end of the document are in correct APA format. Writing is clear, concise, and in an organized manner; demonstrates ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displays accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Citations in text and at the end of the document are in correct APA format.

/20 pts.

Subtotal:

   

Timeliness

 

 

 

 

 

Late Work penalty:

Total Score

/200 pts.

 

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