Learning Goal: I’m working on a writing discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
For this course, you will write a 4 – 5 page essay incorporating course material with current real-world issues. While the final version is not until until Module 8, a 2 – 3 page rough draft must be submitted in Module 5.
Instructions for this Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to practice the following skills that are essential to your success in this course and this field:
- developing research skills using open-sources and scholarly resources
- synthesizing information from multiple sources
- evaluating the criminal justice system’s responses to various topics
Using Microsoft Word, write a rough draft of 2 – 3 pages that addresses your topic. The specific content of your essay will vary based on the topic, but most will include the following:
- Fully explain your topic. What is it? What causes it? Who does it typically happen to? How frequently does it occur? What theories exist to explain why it occurs? What can be done to combat it? Why is this important to the study of family violence?
Your rough draft should be 2 – 3 pages (not counting the title and reference pages), in 12 point Times New Roman font, double-spaced, with APA formatting and in-text citations.