Please choose a topic and pick a position, either pro or con.
The** POWERPOINT PRESENTATION***must be based upon a controversial issue in juvenile justice.
Parent accountability. Pro argues parents should be held accountable for their children ages 13 – 17 who commit delinquent acts. Con argues that “youth should be held accountable for their actions”
Truancy and criminalization. Pro argues underage youth should be locked up when they are habitually truant. Con argues against detention for truancy.
Media and drug usage. Pro argues media glamorizes drug use and influences youth to use drugs. Con argues that drug usage portrayed in media does not have a negative impact on youth. Police & schools. Pro argues that police should be in the public schools to maintain order. Con argues should not be in the public schools to maintain order.
Juvenile Charged as Adults. Pro argues that juveniles under the age of 15 should automatically be charged as adults for any offense. Con argues that juveniles under the age of 15 should not automatically be charged as adults for any offense. Juvenile Punishment. Pro argues for rehabilitation. Con argues for harsh punishment. If there is another topic you would like to research, please e-mail me first for approval. If you are choosing one of the suggested topics, you do not need to e-mail me for approval.
Requirements for the Presentation:
Choose a topic from the list and begin your research.
Pick pro or con – this will be the focus of your presentation.
Fully research your topic. This is not based on opinion. Although you may have an opinion on the issue, you need research/empirical data to support your position.
This is an academic assignment.
Make sure you have a minimum of 10 to 15 slides – this does not include your cover slide or your reference slide.
Provide a cover slide with the name of your presentation, your name, our course name, my name, and the date. All slides must have in-text citations according to APA format. Reference your work.
You must utilize at least 4 sources for this assignment.
Make sure you utilize the Berkeley library. Do not “google” me an assignment and DO NOT USE WIKI!!! One of your sources can be your eText. One of your sources must be a journal article.
The other two sources can be a combination of journal articles, government reports, books, etc.
Any source you use must be a reputable source. You must have a reference slide that lists all of your sources in APA format.
Your slides should be informative, descriptive, and creative. Please let me know if you have any questions.