VC001_Rubric.pdf

The Best Writers ©2019  Walden  University       1  VC001:  Impact  of  Crime  on  Individuals  and  Communities:  Apply  principles  of  victimology  to  address  its  causes  and  effects  and  promote  social  change.   Assessment  Rubric  Rubric  Criteria   0  Not  Present  1  Needs  Improvement  2  Meets  Expectations  Sub-­‐Competency  1:  Compare  Crime  Databases  Provide  an  overview  of  crime  and  victimization  in  the  United  States  and  include  current  statistics  of  at  least  three  major  crimes  (UCR  Part  I  Crimes).    LO  1.1:  Compare  crime  databases.  A  comparison  of  databases  is  missing.    Does  not  provide  an  overview  of  each  of  the  four  crime  databases  (UCR,  NIBRS,  NCVS,  and  UNODC)  or  the  overview  is  vague.  Does  not  provide  comparison  of  each  system/database.    Does  not  describe  at  least  one  advantage  and  one  disadvantage  of  each  database.  Provides  an  overview  of  each  of  the  four  crime  databases  (UCR,  NIBRS,  NCVS,  and  UNODC).  Provides  a  comparison  of  each  system/database.    Describes  at  least  one  advantage  and  one  disadvantage  of  each  database.   Sub-­‐Competency  2:  Evaluate  the  Use  of  Separate  Versus  Combined  Databases   ©2019  Walden  University       2  Identify  and  describe  three  direct  impacts  of  crime  on  victims  and  their  families.  Discuss  whether  these  are  short  or  long-­‐term  impacts.        LO  2.1:  Evaluate  the  use  of  separate  versus  combined  databases.  There  is  no  evaluation  for  combining  databases  to  improve  the  understanding  of  victimization  and  better  inform  victimization  reduction  strategies.  Does  not  discuss  whether  combining  the  databases  would  improve  the  understanding  of  victimization  and  better  inform  victimization  reduction  strategies  and  why.    Does  not  focus  on  measuring  crime  statistics.      Discusses  whether  combining  the  databases  would  improve  the  understanding  of  victimization  and  better  inform  victimization  reduction  strategies  and  why.    Focuses  on  measuring  crime  statistics.    Sub-­‐Competency  3:  Identify  Direct  Impacts  of  Crime  on  Victims  and  Their  Families  Explain  which  crimes  have  higher  reporting  rates  and  which  crimes  have  lower  reporting  rates.        LO  3.1:  Identify  direct  impacts  of  crime  on  victims  and  their  families.  An  overview  of  direct  impacts  on  victims  and  their  families  is  not  included.    An  overview  of  crime  and  victimization  in  the  United  States  is  not  provided  and/or  does  not  include  current  statistics  for  at  least  three  major  crimes  (UCR  Part  I  Crimes).    A  description  of  three  direct  impacts  of  crime  on  victims  and  their  families  is  not  provided  and/or  does  not  include  whether  the  impacts  are  short  or  long-­‐term  impacts.      An  overview  of  crime  and  victimization  in  the  United  States  is  provided  and  includes  current  statistics  for  at  least  three  major  crimes  (UCR  Part  I  Crimes).    A  description  of  three  direct  impacts  of  crime  on  victims  and  their  families  is  provided  and  includes  whether  the  impacts  are  short  or  long-­‐term  impacts.    Sub-­‐Competency  4:  Evaluate  Crimes  with  High  and  Low  Reporting  Rates  Identify  methods  for  improving  rates  of  reporting  for  There  is  no  explanation  regarding  which  crimes  have  higher  reporting  rates  No  explanation  is  included  regarding  which  crimes  have  higher  reporting  rates  and  which  An  explanation  is  included  regarding  which  crimes  have  higher  reporting   ©2019  Walden  University       3  underreported  crimes.      LO  4.1:  Evaluate  crimes  with  high  and  low  reporting  rates.  and  which  crimes  have  lower  reporting  rates.    crimes  have  lower  reporting  rates.     rates  and  which  crimes  have  lower  reporting  rates.     Sub-­‐Competency  5:  Explain  Statistics  for  Improving  Reporting  Rates  for  Leading  to  Social  Change  Discuss  how  using  statistics  and  improving  reporting  rates  can  lead  to  social  change.      LO  5.1:  Explain  statistics  for  improving  reporting  rates  for  leading  to  social  change.  Methods  for  improving  reporting  rates  for  underreported  crimes  were  not  identified.    Methods  are  not  identified  for  improving  rates  of  reporting  for  underreported  crimes.    An  explanation  of  how  using  statistics  and  improving  reporting  rates  can  lead  to  social  change  is  not  included.  Methods  are  identified  for  improving  rates  of  reporting  for  underreported  crimes.    An  explanation  of  how  using  statistics  and  improving  reporting  rates  can  lead  to  social  change  is  included.          ©2019  Walden  University       4  Professional  Skill  Assessment  In  this  Competency  Assessment,  you  will  be  assessed  on  the  following  Professional  Skills:  Applied  and  Collaborative  Learning,  Technology,  Engaging  Multiple  Social  and  Cultural  Perspectives  and  Written  Communication.  These  skills  count  toward  your  achievement  of  the  Competency  and  the  Professional  Skills.  Applied  and  Collaborative  Learning:    Apply  knowledge  and  skills  in  collaboration  with  others  to  solve  authentic  problems.     0  Not  Present  1  Needs  Improvement  2  Meets  Expectations  LO1:  Recognize  how  compromise,  mutual  respect,  and  shared  responsibility  help  people  achieve  a  common  goal.  Evidence  of  recognition  is  not  present.  Evidence  of  recognition  is  unclear  or  incomplete.  Response  includes  evidence  that  demonstrates  recognition  of  how  compromise,  mutual  respect,  and  shared  responsibility  help  people  achieve  a  common  goal.  LO2:  Apply  collaboration  skills  to  create  workable  solutions  to  complex  problems.  Application  is  not  present.  Response  applies  inappropriate  collaboration  skills  or  the  collaboration  results  in  inappropriate  or  unrealistic  solutions.  Response  generally  applies  relevant  and  appropriate  collaboration  skills  to  create  workable  solutions  to  complex  problems.    Technology:  Use  technology  effectively  relevant  to  criminal  justice  organizations.  LO1:    Apply  the  features  of  technology  programs  (i.e.,  Excel,  Word,  PowerPoint)  to  communicate  information  effectively.  Technology  program  is  not  applied  appropriately.  Technology  program  includes  multiple  formatting  issues  and/or  is  difficult  to  interpret.  Technology  program  includes  proper  formatting.  Data  can  be  easily  read  and  interpreted.      ©2019  Walden  University       5  Engaging  Multiple  Social  and  Cultural  Perspectives:  Apply  strategies  to  develop  intellectual  flexibility  and  broad  knowledge  that  enables  perception  of  the  world  through  the  perspectives  of  diverse  social  and  cultural  perspectives.  LO1:  Recognize  the  value  of  one’s  own  and  others’  social  and  cultural  perspectives.  Recognition  is  not  present.  Response  demonstrates  a  vague  understanding  of  the  value  of  one’s  own  and  others’  social  and  cultural  perspectives.  Response  demonstrates  a  clear  understanding  of  the  value  of  one’s  own  and  others’  social  and  cultural  perspectives.  LO2:  Recognize  how  knowledge  from  different  cultural  and  social  perspectives  might  affect  interpretations  of  issues  in  society.  Recognition  is  not  present.  Response  demonstrates  a  vague  understanding  of  how  different  cultural  and  social  perspectives  might  affect  interpretations  of  issues.  Response  demonstrates  a  clear  understanding  of  how  different  cultural  and  social  perspectives  might  affect  interpretations  of  issues.  LO3:  Evaluate  the  source  of  one’s  own  perspectives  on  selected  issues  in  culture  and  society.  Evaluation  is  not  present.  Response  provides  an  incomplete  evaluation  of  the  source  of  one’s  own  perspectives  on  selected  issues  in  culture  and  society.  Response  provides  a  thorough  evaluation  of  the  source  of  one’s  own  perspectives  on  selected  issues  in  culture  and  society.  LO4:  Evaluate  competing  social  and  cultural  perspectives  on  specific  problems  in  order  to  arrive  at  a  solution.  Evaluation  is  not  present.  Response  provides  an  incomplete  evaluation  of  perspectives  and/or  does  not  offer  a  viable  solution.  Response  provides  a  thorough  evaluation  of  differing  perspectives  and  is  able  to  make  a  judgment  regarding  viable  solutions.    Written  Communication:  Write  with  clarity,  coherence,  and  purpose.  LO1:  Develop  clear  introduction  statements.  (AWE  3;  essay-­‐level  skills)  Introduction  statement  is  not  present.  Introduction  statement  is  unclear  and/or  unfocused.  Introduction  statement  is  well-­‐defined  and  clearly  describes  the  topic  and  focus  of  the  response.   ©2019  Walden  University       6  LO2:  Use  transitions  to  connect  ideas.  (AWE  3;  essay-­‐level  skills)  Transitions  are  not  present.  Transitions  are  used  inconsistently  or  limit  reader’s  access  to  ideas.  Writing  conveys  a  cohesive  idea  through  the  effective  use  of  transitions.  LO3:  Use  appropriate  tone  and  vocabulary  for  a  given  audience.  (AWE  3;  awareness  of  audience  and  discipline)  Vocabulary  and  tone  are  inappropriate  for  the  audience.    Vocabulary  and  tone  vary  throughout  the  writing,  limiting  reader’s  access  to  ideas.  Vocabulary  and  tone  communicate  key  concepts  that  are  appropriate  for  the  audience.  LO4:  Apply  APA  formatting  and  style  guidelines.  (AWE  3;  awareness  of  audience  and  discipline  and  credit  to  source)  APA  formatting  and  style  are  not  present.  Writing  inconsistently  uses  in-­‐text  citations  and  references.  Major  errors  in  APA  Style  impede  understanding  and/or  violate  standards  for  academic  integrity.    Writing  uses  in-­‐text  citations  appropriately,  includes  references  when  applicable,  and  is  formatted  according  to  APA  Style.  Minor  errors  in  APA  Style  do  not  impede  understanding  or  violate  standards  for  academic  integrity.  Mastery  Rubric    In  order  to  achieve  mastery  of  this  Competency,  you  must  achieve  a  “2”  on  every  rubric  row  in  addition  to  meeting  the  additional  expectation  indicated  in  the  Mastery  Rubric.  Mastery  Rubric   No   Yes  Exceeds  Expectations:  Impact  of  Crime  of  Individuals  and  Communities  LO1:  Apply  principles  of  victimology  to  address  its  causes  and  effects  and  promote  social  change.  The  PowerPoint  presentation  is  not  well  thought  out,  or  well-­‐constructed,  and  demonstrates  an  understanding  of  different  crime  databases  and  their  advantages  and  disadvantages.  Or,  the  Executive  Summary  does  not  demonstrate  the  The  PowerPoint  presentation  is  well  thought  out,  well-­‐constructed,  and  demonstrates  an  understanding  of  different  crime  databases  and  their  advantages  and  disadvantages.  The  Executive  Summary  demonstrates  the  ability  to  identify   ©2019  Walden  University       7    ability  to  identify  unreported  crimes  and  provide  suitable  recommendations  for  improving  reporting  rates  of  crime.   unreported  crimes  and  provide  suitable  recommendations  for  improving  reporting  rates  of  crime.