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  • Criminology in the Professions CRI2002M Lecture and Seminar Programme:Week 1Lecture:Introduction: Professional Opportunities in crime, policy and the socialsciences (1 Hour). Professionals from the university will talk to youabout their services.Seminar:Introduction to Criminology in the Professions (1 Hour). You will be put intoworking groups within which you will be expected to design and posequestions in various sessions, as well as lead a seminar in weeks 22 to 26.Tasks for seminar: 1. Introduction to the Module. 2. Formation of working groups within which you will be expected to design and pose questions in various sessions. 3. Appointment of team leader for each of the working groups. 4. Allocation of student led seminars to working groups:Tasks for next week:Think about what careers you might be interested in.You could look at Prospects which shows you all sorts of graduate jobs on:http://www.prospects.ac.ukUniversity careers service which is http://www.uolcareers.co.uk/Join Lincoln university face book http://www.facebook.com/UOLCareersLook also at community volunteers at http://www.lincolnsu.com/volunteerLook in to the ‘Lincoln Award’. http://lincolnsu.com/lincolnaward…or you could visit the university careers service which is located in theenterprise centre which is near to the library. There’s a great café there!1
  • Week 2Lecture:How do I start? Applying theory to practice: Using OrganisationalCultures, Career anchors and DOT analysis (1 Hour)Looks at how an understanding of these might help your career planning.IT Workshop: 1. Looking ways of collating and storing your information and researching what graduates can do with a criminology degree. 2. Working on your presentation for next week (2 Hours).Task for next week: 1. Following on from the IT sessions, prepare a 5 minute presentation on how you see your future life after criminology using 6 attractive power- point slides. 2. You can do the following: • Concentrate on one particular career strand/post graduate course/training opportunity/travel opportunity in detail; • Do a more general presentation and cover a number of different examples, if you are interested in lots different things (but remember that you only have 5 mins); • If you don’t know what you want to do, you could identify where you might look for information to help your career planning eg detailing specific websites or even reflective exercises (career anchors/dots analysis); • You could reflect about whether there are opportunities to start your own business. • REMEMBER THIS IS ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT TO DO AND DOES NOT NEED TO BE A CRIME JOB!Criteria: 1. Presentations must be kept to exactly 5 minutes. 2. Tutors will indicate when you have 30 seconds remaining, and will stop you at 5 minutes. 3. You must use 6 power-point slides to illustrate your presentation. 4. Presentations will be informally commented on by the tutor in the seminars, but must be handed in on Blackboard.2
  • Week 3Lecture:Discourse Analysis Introduction and theoretical underpinning (1 Hour)Analysing practitioner discourses.Presentation Seminar 2 Hours:Individual student presentations of your findings about potential ‘Life aftercriminology’. All students will undertake a 5 minute presentation on how yousee your future life after criminology using 6 attractive power-point slides.(These need to be handed in electronically through blackboard) You can do the following: • Concentrate on one particular career strand/post graduate course/training opportunity/travel opportunity in detail; • Do a more general presentation and cover a number of different examples, if you are interested in lots different things (but remember that you only have 5 mins); • If you don’t know what you want to do, you could identify where you might look for information to help your career planning eg detailing specific websites or even reflective exercises (career anchors/dots analysis); • You could reflect about whether there are opportunities to start your own business. • REMEMBER THIS IS ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT TO DO AND DOES NOT NEED TO BE A CRIME JOB!Task for next week:Look also at community volunteers at http://www.lincolnsu.com/volunteerLook in to the ‘Lincoln Award’. http://lincolnsu.com/lincolnawardTask for working group:In your working groups, develop three questions to ask the student visitors innext week’s seminar on developing skills.3
  • Week 4Lecture:Applying a discourse analysis to your practitioner analysis assignment.(1 Hour)Seminar: Developing skills: 1. The University provides opportunities for you to develop your employability skills both within and outside of your degree. This seminar identifies some of these opportunities and discusses how you can make the best use of what is available. The seminar will include: 2. DVD presentation of ‘Life after Criminology’. 3. A discussion session with level 3 students and alumni that are taking part in the mentor and internship schemes (1 hour).Task for working group:In your working groups, develop three questions to ask the Practitioner in nextweek’s lecture..Week 5Practitioner Lecture: (2 Hours)The practitioner will talk for around an hour about things such as what theireveryday work life is like, what different types of opportunities are available,what skills they are looking for and how you might gain employment in theirarea. In this lecture you will be briefed by staff before and after the lectureregarding the issues that you need to be looking for in this session. During thesession you will be expected to make notes about important subjects raisedby the practitioner, and you also may be called upon to pose a question to thepractitioner.IT workshop:Designing creative graduate CV’s (2 Hours)Task for working group:In your working groups, develop three questions to ask the Practitioner in nextweek’s lecture.Group 1 prepare seminar materials for practitioner discussion seminar.4
  • Week 6Lecture: Practitioner Lecture (2 Hours)Seminar: Student led seminar by group 1 (1 Hour).Task Hand in CV electronically on blackboard.Tasks for working groups:All groups to develop three informed questions that you could ask thepractitioner in next week’s lecture.Group 1 Each individual to hand in seminar materials onto Blackboard site.Group 2 prepare seminar materials for Practitioner discussion seminar.Week 7Lecture: Practitioner Lecture (2 Hours)Seminar: Student led seminar by group 2 (1 Hour).Tasks for working group:All groups to develop three informed questions that you could ask thepractitioner in next week’s lecture.Group 2 Each individual to hand in seminar materials onto Blackboard site.Group 3 prepare seminar materials for Practitioner discussion seminar.Week 8Lecture: Practitioner Lecture (2 Hours)Seminar: Student led seminar by group 3 (1 Hour).Tasks for working groups:All groups to develop three informed questions that you could ask thepractitioner in next weeks lecture.Group 3 Each individual to hand in seminar materials onto Blackboard site.5
  • Group 4 prepare seminar materials for Practitioner discussion seminar.Week 9Lecture: Practitioner Lecture (2 Hours)Seminar: Student led seminar by group 4 (1 Hour).Tasks for working groups:All groups to develop three informed questions that you could ask thepractitioner in next weeks lecture.Group 4 Each individual to hand in seminar materials onto Blackboard site.Group 5 prepare seminar materials for Practitioner discussion seminar.Week 10Lecture: Practitioner Lecture (2 Hours)Seminar: Student led seminar by group 5 (1 Hour).Tasks for working groups:Groups 4 and 5 each individual to hand in seminar materials onto Blackboard.Self-Directed Learning weeks and Easter Holiday: In the self-directedlearning weeks make sure that you have uploaded all of the materialsrequired onto blackboard. These are: • 6 Powerpoint slides from your ‘Life after Criminology presentation, • Your CV • Your reflection on the alumni evening. • The seminar materials from your practitioner seminar. • Any practitioner questions or other materials that you have created for this module.Week 11Lecture: Post Graduate Options: Looking at Masters and PhD Universitycourses; Teaching PGCE; Law Conversions; Social Work Masters.Seminar: Class discussion of Practitioner presentation applied to the practicalpractitioner assignment.6
  • Week 12No Lectures or seminars, but staff will be available for informal tutorials.7