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Peru State Professors Have Work Published in American Criminal Justice Association Journal


(Peru, Neb.) Two Peru State College (PSC) criminal justice professors have had their work published in the 2008 edition of Lambda Alpha Epsilon- Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association.  

Dr. Greg Galardi, assistant professor of criminal justice, and Dr. Kelly Asmussen, professor of criminal justice, authored the article “Instruction and Assessment Strategies in the Undergraduate Criminalistics Course.”

The article describes the elements of successfully instructing an undergraduate criminalistics course and the use of active learning strategies to stimulate learning of contemporary topics in the field of criminalistics. Topics discussed in the article include pedagogical techniques, assessment techniques, current media exposure in criminalistics, use of supplemental materials to provide an engaging learning environment, and exploration of key court cases influencing the introduction of scientific evidence in criminal court cases.

Lambda Alpha Epsilon - The Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association is the peer-reviewed journal of The American Criminal Justice Association, an academic honor society in existence since 1937. The Association focuses on student-centered learning related to professionalism and administration of justice and public safety. There are more than 250 LAE chapters at universities and colleges throughout the United States.