Instructor: Dr. Rodrigo Murataya Email: email@example.com
Phone: 963-3667 @ Ellensburg Phone: 963-3720 @ YVCC
Office: Psychology 458 Office hour: T-TH 11:00 a.m.- 12:00
Office: DHEC (@ YVCC) Office hour: MTWTH 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
LAJ Department Home Page: http://www.cwu.edu/~lajhome/
The instructor is available immediately following class and at other schedule times. Students are encouraged to contact the instructor outside the classroom for a meeting or discussion.
J. K., Glensor R. W., (2002). Community
policing and problem solving. (3rd Ed.)
(2001). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th Ed).
purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to community oriented
policing as a tool that is currently being used by police departments
Expected Student Outcomes:
Students will have a common understanding of community policing and how it is currently used in law enforcement. Students will be able to interview members of the community and agents of the local police departments in an effort to create a program that addresses the identified needs. Students will also be able to locate information on the World Wide Web and summarize articles found.
Students will be expected to participate in class and in group work and will be graded on their participation. Supplemental readings, oral reports, and written assignments will be required. Students are required to be prepared to discuss cases.
Students will be required to attend every class session and laboratory session, even when attendance is not taken. Students are to be prepared for class by doing the assigned readings.
Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to; Non constructive and/or inappropriate comments and/or behavior, arriving late or leaving early and failing to turn off audible pagers and/or cell phones.
A GroupWise email account and class text books. Melanie or Vanna can help you activate your account during their working hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Students must turn in their written assignments to instructor via email to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Attendance and Participation:
1. Attendance and participation are required for the full benefit of the education experience. Students are expected to come to class and be prepared to join in discussion of the material. It is highly recommended that you complete and review the daily exercises at the end of each chapter.
2. Each excused or unexcused absence will result in a loss of 10 attendance points and up to the maximum of 5% (50 Points) of your final grade.
3. Class begins promptly at 5:10 p.m. every session. Failing to attend and participate in class will severely impact your grade.
4. Be prepared to express your viewpoint and defend it – allow others to express their point of view, as well. These important exchanges of ideas, that will be debated, are an important element in the learning process. If students give the appearance of not being prepared, unannounced quizzes may be given.
5. Writing assignments shall be turned in on the days assigned. Assignments must comply with the format requirements as set forth in the syllabus and as provided by the Instructor. Failure to comply with the requirements will result in the assignment being returned to the student and treated as late until the requirements are fulfilled.
- Attend Class. If you must miss a class you should contact a class member for assignments and materials missed.
- Work in groups. Contribute to your groups work within your assigned role.
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- Ask questions. If you don’t ask questions I won’t know if I have explained the material sufficiently. I welcome questions; this gives me valuable insight in how well my teaching is going.
Access and Monitor your GroupWise email. When you finish reading this you should
log onto your university provided GroupWise email. Send me a message that you have finished
reading the syllabus. My email
address is email@example.com. I can then create a class email list to
send you material, notices, assignments, etc. If you don’t know how to do this
or have trouble with it contact the department secretary Vanna Ritchie at RitchieV@cwu.edu or 963-3715, in the
Students are expected to attend every class session and to be prepared. Minimum preparation includes reading the material scheduled to be covered in the textbook. The class will be divided into different groups. All written assignments will be turned in to the instructor via email to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students are to read according to the chapters assigned. If the class lags behind, the student should continue to read according to schedule because we may not spend as much time in some areas as others. The instructor reserves the right to alter and hasten the reading schedule to meet time constraints and the flow of the course.
There may be additional assigned readings as well.
Week Chapters Week Chapters
One 1-2 Six 8-9
Two 3-4 Seven 10-11
Three 5 Eight 12-13
Four 6 Nine 14
Five 7 Ten 15
Examinations will be held in class as per the syllabus. You will be given adequate time to complete the examinations and will be expected to take them at the agreed date. No makeups will be administered unless there is an official authorized excuse, which can be documented and verified entailing such crisis as medical/ill/accident.
NOTE: NO MAKE-UP OR LATE EXAMS!!!! EXCEPTIONS WILL ONLY BE MADE FOR EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES, WHICH WILL BE, DETERMINED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INSTRUCTOR.
Students are expected to complete their work on time. For each day late, an assignment will lose half of a full letter grade unless there is valid reason (see above
Evaluation and Grading:
Students will be graded on a multiple task class project, a paper of not less than 7 pages, a mid-term (May 1st, 2006) and a final (June 7th, 2006). The paper will be concerning a community problem. Besides links on our departmental website, use both articles and books.
The paper will be graded on 1) the organization of ideas, 2) the depth and quality of sources, 3) the quality and extent of analysis, 4) the originality of your insights on the topic under study, and 5) spelling and grammar. An “F” grade will be assigned to papers turned in late. The due date for all papers is in final week (June 7th, 2006). All citations and references of written assignment must follow the American Psychological Association (APA) technical format
Make sure you specify the paper requirments to avoid future confusion as with Ms. Garza!
Tests = 40% Project and Paper = 50% Attendance = 5% Peer Review = 5%
Students choosing law related careers are expected to meet rigorous standards of honesty. Students are on their honor to avoid “proscribed Conduct” as defined by the Student Judicial Code (see appendix B. CWU Catalog). Violations of this section will result in a failing grade in the course in addition to possible further university sanctions.
Policy on Diversity:
University-level education is about broadening horizons and looking at academic issues from a variety of perspectives. With this in mind, the participants in this class are encouraged to bring their own life experiences and viewpoints to bear on classroom discussions and assignments. Along with the freedom to express one's own view comes the responsibility of being sensitive to race, ethnicity, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, martial-status, or political ideology.
Students who have special needs or disabilities that may affect their ability to access information or material presented in this course are encouraged to contact me or the ADA Compliance Officer and Director on the Ellensburg campus at 509-963-2171 for additional disability related educational accommodations
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