Course DescriptionThis course is a historical inquiry into crime and punishment in 20th-century Canada. The major focus of the course is an examination of the social history of crime, which includes historical attitudes toward crime, definitions of what actions constitute criminal behaviour and how they change over time, and finally, the evolution of the relationship between the criminal justice system and social change.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
NotesThis course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.