Each unit, you will submit a QTIP (Quote, Thought, Interesting Point). The assignment is designed to assist you learn concepts in the class. Your post should have factual information and YOU MUST INCLUDE YOUR PERSONAL THOUGHTS and OPINIONS on the topic
Visit and review the website Iowa Cold Cases (Links to an external site.).
Locate three (3) cold cases and the detailed information behind the cold cases.
- List the names of the victims you have reviewed and a brief summary of the circumstances related to their death or disappearance.
- View the individual cases and identify similarities among them. Discuss these similarities and if these similarities are the reasons why these crimes have yet to be solved. Similarities may include the year the crime occurred, the cause of death, the victimology, if there are any leads in the case, the location of the body, or the types and amount of evidence present for the case.
- Discuss the challenges of what makes a cold case less likely to be solved after looking at your list.
- Discuss how a website like this can assist in an investigation. How can it be harmful to an investigation?
REMEMBER: You are not sending out a text message or tweet, so when writing your post, use proper English, grammar and writing mechanics. Make sure you include what you think about the respective section you are discussing.
Initial Post – First, you will post to the forum by providing some background information followed up by your thoughts and opinions on the respective topic. It must be substantive and thoughtful dialogue. Use outside sources such as the news, Internet, popular media, your textbook, journal articles, etc…to assist you here. Make sure to cite your work
This section must be at least 300 words minimum. Include a word count in parenthesis at the end.
Make sure to use proper APA Formatting to cite your work.