Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
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Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.3, No.4, Jul. 2017, Pub. Date: Dec. 9, 2017
Criminal Justice and Political Science Capstone Course Comparisons, 2017
Pages: 23-30 Views: 657 Downloads: 358
Authors
[01] Michael Thomas Eskey, Criminal Justice Administration, Park University, Parkville, 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 and political science 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). The current research addresses the major findings of capstone course applications based on survey responses of political science instructors from numerous colleges and universities in the Southeast region of the United States and will include direct comparisons with Georgia colleges and universities. Preliminary results will be presented with comparisons of the institutional programs.
Keywords
Capstone, Internships, Criminal Justice, Thesis, Online Learning, Blended Learning
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