An Active-Learning Approach
- Frank Schmalleger - University of North Carolina, Pembroke
- Catherine D. Marcum - Appalachian State University, USA
- A variety of active-learning exercises developed by the authors, some individual and some group-oriented, enhance student learning.
- In the Media exercises encourage students to think about the relationship between traditional and social media and how they impact juvenile behavior.
- Navigating the Field exercises let students explore and evaluate evidence-based strategies that have impacted a juvenile justice program, policy, or practice related to the chapter content.
- Exploring Juvenile Justice Further application activities at the end of each chapter offer additional opportunities for students to apply what they have learned in class to the real world.
- A unique chapter on Juveniles and Cybercrime enables students to think critically about cyberbullying, cyberstalking, child pornography, and digital piracy.
- Humanizing the individuals involved in the juvenile justice system, each chapter opens with a vignette to highlight a contemporary issue for that particular subject.
- Case studies and accompanying questions encourage students to discuss and debate real-world examples of juvenile court cases.
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“Juvenile Justice: An Active-Learning Approach succinctly covers what criminal justice students need to know about the juvenile justice system. This text offers a variety of learning activities that will engage students, making the information more pertinent to what happens in the field.”
“This is an introductory text for juvenile justice that explains the complexities of the juvenile justice system in a conversational tone. While many terms are introduced, the introduction of each term is fairly subtle and embedded in the discussion itself. The text is designed to be interactive, and includes many activities that push students to explore topics in more depth, assess real-life examples, and apply ideas to new contexts.”
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 3. Theories of Delinquency
Chapter 9. Juveniles and Cybercrime