Group Project: presented with a problem involving multiple agencies each student assumes an agency role and a project role to identify a collaborative optimal solution.Individually each student will present an agency description the agencys perspective and role and research the available resources.Students will then form groups and each group will present a collaborative optimal solution.In the last week of class each group will present the consequences for not finding or not fully implementing the solution.Throughout this project each student is to assume the character (role play) of the leader of their assigned component agency when dealing with their counterparts from other agencies within their jurisdiction.
Phase1 Agency DescriptionThe student will be assigned one of the following criminal justice components to represent and for which to serve as advocate:
The student will submit a 3 page paper describing the function and purpose of the designated criminal justice component and how it interrelates to other components.
Phase 2 Agency Perspective and RoleThe student will describe the perspective and role their agency has in dealing with the Group Project problem as assigned buy the instructor.
The student will submit a 3 page paper describing the perspective and role of the designated criminal justice component to include the considerations referenced above. This description will be supported by 2 outside resources.
Phase 3 Research/Resource AvailabilityThe student will identify and describe the resources available to their designated agency for addressing the Group Project problem.
The student will submit a 3 page paper describing the resourced and data available to their designated criminal justice component to include the considerations referenced above. This description will besupported by 2 outside resources.
Phase 4 Group Collaboration and PresentationEach Group will submit a collective paper which will address:
The spokesperson will submit an 8 (minimum) to 10 (maximum) page paper reflecting the Groups work and addressing each of the Phase 4 required elements.This description will be supported by 4 outside resources.Additionally each member of the Group will submit a Peer Evaluation form ranking the participation and cooperation of each member of the Group.
Phase 5 Consequence of InactionEach student will submit a 2 page paper addressing the impact on the criminal justice agency they represent if the solution presented by their Group is not adopted.This opinion will be supported by 2 outside resources.
Formatting for Group Project papers
Individual papers will include a heading identifying the student the number and title of the class and Project Phase the paper is addressing and the date of submission.
Group papers will include a cover page (not included in the page count) identifying the number and title of the class the Group designation students in the Group and their criminal justice agency and the date of submission.
All papers will be double spaced with 1 inch margins and 12 point font type.
Resource page (not included in the page count) Resources other than course instructional material must be referenced using APA formatting.