ERIC Number: ED450039
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Criminal Justice in America. Third Edition. Teacher's Guide.
Hayes, Bill; Croddy, Marshall
This guide is designed to support the teaching of the material contained in the introductory text, "Criminal Justice in America." The guide provides information about the text, detailed descriptions of the variety of teaching strategies employed, suggested teaching sequences, activity masters, and chapter and final tests. It is organized into the following sections: (1) The Text: an overview of the purpose, curriculum goals, content, and features of "Criminal Justice in America"; (2) Teaching Strategies: a description of the major teaching strategies used in the text providing a rationale, teacher tips, and needed preparation for both inside and outside the classroom; (3) Teaching Procedures: suggested teaching procedures and support materials for each chapter of the text organized on a unit-by-unit basis, each unit including an overview, objectives, and teaching sequences which utilize the readings and activities and include suggested answers for discussion questions, exercises, or activities; (4) Activity Masters: forms to support various exercises and activities designed for reproduction and distribution to students; (5) Test Masters and Answer Keys; and (6) References for the student text. In addition, the Constitutional Rights Foundation Web site offers links to more reading, the latest statistics, and almost every case mentioned in the text. (BT)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Correctional Institutions, Crime, Crime Prevention, Criminal Law, Equal Protection, Introductory Courses, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement, Law Related Education, Social Studies
Constitutional Rights Foundation, 601 South Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005; Tel: 213-487-5590; Web site: (www.crf-usa.org).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.