Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy
Articles Information
Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy, Vol.2, No.1, Feb. 2017, Pub. Date: Jun. 15, 2017
A Comparative Analysis of Capstone Courses in Criminal Justice Departments of the Southeastern United States
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Authors
[01] Michael T. Eskey, Criminal Justice Administration, Park University, Parkville, Missouri, USA.
Abstract
Capstone courses are designed to give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge they have acquired through an education program, through the summarization of course program learning objectives. This application is important for application to real-world situations, employment, or future education. The current paper addresses the responses of criminal justice educators responding to the usage of various types of capstone courses in their program, to include the senior thesis, research papers, internships, portfolios, and/or other major projects in this major course(s). These represent a culmination of undergraduate criminal justice study based on survey responses of criminal justice instructors from numerous colleges and universities in the Southeast region of the United States.
Keywords
Capstone, Internships, Criminal Justice, Thesis
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