Zito, affiliate professor of sociology, authored “Engaged Criminology: An Introduction,” an active-learning textbook for undergraduate criminology college students.
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Rena Zito, affiliate professor of sociology, authored “Engaged Criminology: An Introduction,” an active-learning textbook for undergraduate criminology college students. Printed by SAGE, the official writer of the American Sociological Affiliation, “Engaged Criminology” welcomes college students into the sociological research of crime with a conversational tone, real-life examples and storytelling, and hands-on actions that get college students doing criminology. As an alternative of bludgeoning college students with encyclopedic protection of each doable matter in criminology, “Engaged Criminology” focuses on a very powerful subjects, ideas and theories with which an undergraduate pupil of criminology must be acquainted.
“Engaged Criminology” embodies the Elon University strategy to undergraduate schooling by incorporating finest practices within the scholarship of instructing and studying. The textual content consists of active-learning workouts and dialogue prompts that foster joyful, deep studying by way of duties like take-a-stand actions, idea images, role-playing situations, cognitive mapping, hands-on information evaluation and reflection workouts.
This ebook was written throughout a sabbatical made doable by help from Elon University’s School Analysis and Growth funds.