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MindTap Criminal Justice, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, 8th Edition

  • Larry K. Gaines
  • Roger LeRoy Miller
  • ISBN-10: 128576546X
  • ISBN-13: 9781285765464
  • 1 Pages | Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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Overview

About the Product

MindTap Criminal Justice for Gaines/Miller's Criminal Justice in Action, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Features

  • Seamlessly delivery appropriate content and technology assets from a number of providers to students, as they need them.

  • Break course content down into movable objects to promote personalization, encourage interactivity and ensure student engagement.

  • Customize the course – from tools to text – and make adjustments 'on the fly,' making it possible to intertwine breaking news into their lessons and incorporate today's teachable moments.

  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), numerous in-context exercises and supplements, student engagement will increase leading to better student outcomes.

  • Track students' use, activities and comprehension in real-time, which provides opportunities for early intervention to influence progress and outcomes. Grades are visible and archived so students and instructors always have access to current standings in the class.

  • Assess knowledge throughout each section: after readings, in activities, homework, and quizzes.

  • Automatically grade of all homework and quizzes.

Reviews

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."
— Student, University of Central Florida

About the Author

Larry K. Gaines

Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement.

Roger LeRoy Miller

Roger LeRoy Miller, Ph.D. has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law. As a professor, he has taught intellectual property law and entertainment law, among other subjects. A widely published and respected author, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous authoritative textbooks on law, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY: TEXT & SUMMARIZED CASES; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. Professor Miller completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

Part I: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
1. Criminal Justice Today.
2. Causes of Crime.
3. Defining and Measuring Crime.
4. Inside Criminal Law.
Part II: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.
5. Law Enforcement Today.
6. Challenges to Effective Policing.
7. POLICE AND THE CONSTITUTION: RULES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Part III: CRIMINAL COURTS.
8. Courts and the Quest for Justice.
9. Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action.
10. The Criminal Trail.
11. Punishment and Sentencing.
Part IV: CORRECTIONS.
12. Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections.
13. Prisons and Jails.
14. Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate.
Part V: SPECIAL ISSUES.
15. The Juvenile Justice System.
16. Today's Challenges: Cyber Crime, White Collar Crime, and International Terrorism.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

MindTap Criminal Justice, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gaines/Miller's Criminal Justice in Action  (ISBN-10: 1285765451 | ISBN-13: 9781285765457)

MindTap Criminal Justice for Gaines/Miller's for Criminal Justice in Action, 8E is a personalized, fully online digital learning platform of authoritative Cengage Learning content, assignments, and services that engages your students with interactivity while also offering you choice in the configuration of coursework and enhancement of the curriculum via complimentary web-apps known as MindApps. MindApps range from ReadSpeaker (which reads the text out-loud to students), to Kaltura (allowing you to insert inline video and audio into your curriculum) to ConnectYard (allowing you to create digital "yards" through social media –all without "friending" your students). MindTap Criminal Justice for Gaines/Miller's for Criminal Justice in Action, 8E is well beyond an eBook, a homework solution or digital supplement, a resource center website, a course delivery platform or a Learning Management System. It is the first in a new category--the Personal Learning Experience.

Student Supplements

MindTap Criminal Justice, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gaines/Miller's Criminal Justice in Action  (ISBN-10: 1285765451 | ISBN-13: 9781285765457)

MindTap Criminal Justice for Gaines/Miller's Criminal Justice in Action, 8th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.