Sep 28, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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EDCE 7400 - Youth Violence


Explores some of the causes and consequences of such forms of juvenile delinquency as violence, school shootings, gang membership, drug use, and running away. More than examining different categories of juvenile offenses, however, will introduce students to the study of juvenile delinquency including how youth norm breaking has been measured, defined, and theoretically explained from the 19th- to the 21st- century. In addition, will examine some of the formal and informal institutions designed to manage and control young offenders.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 2
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Advocate for children’s well-being to multiple audiences.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate information about at-risk youth.
  • Describe the scope of youth violence, its causes, and strategies that prevent and reduce its occurrence using approaches from different disciplines.
  • Explicate an understanding of how gender, race/ethnicity, class, and technological perspectives have expanded the field of juvenile violence.



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