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    General Resources in Criminal Justice

    Criminal Justice Resources (Jon Harrison, Michigan State University Libraries).
    A table of contents with links to a wide assortment of websites related to criminal justice, ranging from specific topics to listservs and periodicals.

    Criminal Justice Mega-Sites: The Best Links on the Web (Tom O’Connor, Austin Peay State University).
    A comprehensive site with links to criminal justice professors’ websites, special topics, data and facts, police resources, legal and law-related resources and libraries, corrections and prison-related resources, publishers, journals, discussion lists, and professional organizations.

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    Teaching Criminal Justice

    Journal of Criminal Justice Education (Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences).
    Articles cover post-secondary education in criminal justice, criminology, and related areas. Subscribers have access to the electronic version of current and archived issues.

    Teaching Criminal Justice (Criminal Justice Education, Dr. Philip Reichel, University of Northern Colorado).
    Provides links to videos and web-based classroom activities relevant to criminal justice and criminology, plus other links to more general sites on developing web-based teaching materials, teaching strategies, and classroom ethics.

    “Teaching Criminal Justice in Liberal Arts Education: A Sociologist’s Confessions,” Mathieu Deflem. ACJS Today, Newsletter of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 22 (2): 1, 3-5, 2002.

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    Simulations and Gaming

    “Model Prison: Simulation in a Corrections Class,” Janice Rienerth, Appalachian State University. Sociation Today, Vol.3, No.1, Spring 2005.
    This article discusses the theoretical basis for using a simulation project to enhance learning, and then provides a full description of using a model prison simulation project in a corrections class, including student presentations, evaluation, and results. Includes a PowerPoint slide presentation as an example of this simulation in use.


    See also General Social Science Resources for additional discipline-specific materials.

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