ERIC Number: EJ551283
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Employing a Mock Trial in a Criminology Course: An Applied Learning Experience.
Shepelak, Norma J.
Teaching Sociology, v24 n4 p395-400 Oct 1996
Recounts a criminology class exercise that consisted of staging a mock trial using the murders from Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood" as source material. Students research the case and role play various lawyers, jury members, and witnesses. Identifies and discusses four educational objectives attainable through the staging of mock trials. (MJP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
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