Produce an informed explanation of your reasons for taking this course, one which considers the relationship between these reasons and your personal assumptions about crime/criminals/Criminology.

Module 1: WHY STUDY CRIME?

After completing the lecture associated with Module 1: WHY STUDY CRIME?, integrate the knowledge gained through your engagement with embedded resources and activities to produce an informed explanation of your reason(s) for taking this course.

Produce an informed explanation of your reasons for taking this course, one which considers the relationship between these reasons and your personal assumptions about crime/criminals/Criminology.

1. Complete Lecture 1: Knowledge Implications of Different Motivations for Studying Crime.
2. Following the length and format of your choice (e.g. written essay, PowerPoint presentation, infographic, poem, song…), do the following:

a. Identify at least one of your reason(s) for studying crime and use a personal example to explain this motivation.

b. Critically discuss your identified reason(s) for studying crime in relation to at least one required learning resource embedded in Lecture 1

Produce an informed explanation of your reasons for taking this course, one which considers the relationship between these reasons and your personal assumptions about crime/criminals/Criminology.