Unit 1 Individual Project Foundations of Prison System
Please note that you are required to support your views by citing your sources in all assignments. Even if the question asks for your opinion, you are still expected to support your opinion with references to published works and other materials. APA Format is necessary for your assignments when citing references, and assistance on how to do so is available using the APA Citation Center. •Choose Library from the top navigation bar. •Choose APA Citation Center from the left navigation bar. •Click Example Sources. •Scroll down and click APA Documentation. For more information on citing your sources, please click on “About this Course” link in the classroom. Pennsylvania was the leader in sentencing and correctional reform in the early history of the United States. Discuss what groups were associated with this reform. •Why did they want the reform? •Examine whether it was successful and if the reform brought forth further changes. •What influences does the system have on the correctional system today? •What influences have changed? Why? Use the Internet, library, and any other resources available to research your answer. Submit a 4–5 page paper (double-spaced) to your instructor. Support your reasoning with outside sources. Be sure to reference all sources using APA style. The following will be the grading criteria for this assignment: •20%: Discuss what groups were associated with this reform. •10%: Why did they want the reform? •20%: Examine whether it was successful and if the reform brought forth further changes. •25%: What direct influences do you see the Pennsylvania system in the correctional systems used today? •25%: What influences have changed? Why? Please submit your assignment. For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.