Instructional Objectives for this activity:Correlate social causes of crime and society.
Intelligence Quotient (IQ) indicates a person's mental abilities
relative to others of approximately the same age. Each of us has
hundreds of specific mental abilities--some of these can be measured
accurately and are reliable predictors of academic and financial
Each student needs to respond to the following questions concerning the validity of the IQ test:
What factors exist that may influence the results of an IQ test?
Does the IQ test truly measure the ability of a juvenile to be successful in life? Why or why not?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of an IQ test?
Why do you believe the way you do?
minimum expectation for class discussions is to respond directly to
each prompt and respond to at least two other posts by the end of the
week. Posts to which you respond can be either by a student or the
Submit one main post responding directly to the discussion prompts.
should be a substantive response to the topic(s) in your own words,
referencing what you have discovered in required reading and other
You may use resources in addition to your textbook that support your post(s). However, cite your sources. Reply to at least two posts. These responses can be to posts made by other students or the instructor.
Responses to other individuals' posts should:
Expand on their ideas.
Discuss the differences between your thoughts and theirs.
Explain why you agree or disagree.
For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.