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Course SummaryThis mobile-friendly help and review course covers the fundamentals of criminal justice. Access the course's simple lessons and quizzes whenever you need to improve your class performance, prepare for an exam or complete homework/class assignments.
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Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help understanding the foundations of criminal justice will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:
- Have fallen behind in understanding law enforcement, court proceedings, crime theories, or any other criminal justice topic.
- Need an efficient way to learn about criminal justice.
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
- Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
- Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
- Missed class time and need to catch up.
- Can't access extra criminal justice learning resources at school.
How It Works:
- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun video and text lessons, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
- Confirm your understanding through lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Criminal Justice Overview final exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What do the different types of courts do?
- How do court proceedings work?
- What are the basic theories of crime?
- How do I identify types of law enforcement and police activity?
- What are the major types of crime?
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