ajs501 | Graduate

Intro To Graduate Study In Criminal Justice And Security

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This course provides new graduate students in the college with an introduction to strategies for success within the university's adult learning model. Topics include program standards and objectives, graduate-level oral and written communication, locating, evaluating, and citing scholarly resources, and purposes and use of portfolios.

This graduate-level course is 3 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 1
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 3 weeks

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    Communication Skills

    • Analyze strengths and identify areas that need improvement.
    • Describe effective ways of communicating with other students and faculty.

    Scholarly Work

    • Integrate professional sources into written and oral work.
    • Analyze professional and lay sources for validity.
    • Develop written and oral work at graduate-level depth.
    • Apply format consistent with American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines.
    • Describe differences between undergraduate and graduate study.

    Learning Team Dynamics

    • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of working in teams.
    • Analyze varied characteristics needed for effective teams.
    • Develop strategies for conflict resolution.

    Successful Graduate Study Strategies

    • Describe personal reasons for pursuing graduate study.
    • Describe the University learning model and goals.
    • Identify several focus areas for graduate study.
    • Develop strategies for time and stress management.
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