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Forensic Profiling: Caseload Alpha provides students with a chance to develop profiles for multiple hypothetical cases. We will focus on issues of certainty vs. likelihood, when predicting characteristics in our hypothesized offenders. Students will be able to throw out their ideas and discuss alternative formulations of profiles for each case. This is not a mock crime scene class, so there is no "solution" at the end of each case. Rather, students will work on determining the...
Students will improve their understanding of offender profiling and will analyze their own thinking to distinguish between opinion and fact in these cases.
I have been teaching forensic science and related classes for over 16 years at all levels up through college. I have a passion for creating classes that make students think, and I take pride in seeing the positive growth of my students.
Students will be able to work on their own profiles of each case with documents provided at the end of each class session.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There are no graphic images in any of my classes. I have written a manual on teaching forensic science for kids which highlights the need to avoid such graphic or triggering content. There are murders in hypothetical cases, but they are described in the most basic, non-graphic ways possible. I have never had a parent or student question the appropriateness of content in any class of this type.
Thomas JonesForensic Science, Space Science, Environmental/Atmospheric Science, Law, & History
1090 total reviews
538 completed classes
I have been teaching for nearly 20 years, and focusing on forensic science classes and programs for kids since 2005. For the past five years, I have also been teaching a variety of online courses, including space science, climate change, writing,...