Rebecca Cornish
Criminal Justice Columbia Southern University
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About Me

*Over eight years of teaching experience and twelve years experience in the criminal justice field.
*Member of the American Correctional Association (ACA), American Probation and Parole Association, American Criminal Justice Association- LAE, National Organization for Human Services, and the Coalition of Juvenile Justice.
*Member of Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Beta Kappa, Tau Upsilon Alpha, Golden Key International Honour Society, and Honor Society. 


Degrees
(BS) Bachelor of Science - 2000

Criminal Justice

Wayne State College

(MS) Master of Science - 2013

Criminal Justice

Purdue University


Teaching History
Criminal Justice
Columbia Southern University

Jul 2019 - Current

v  Teaching online undergraduate courses in the Criminal Justice Administration program.
v  Taught Introduction to Criminal Justice (BCJ2000), Theory and Practice of Corrections (BCJ2002), Theory and Practices of Corrections (CMJ2303), Criminology (BCJ2501), and Race and Ethnic Relations (BCJ4201).
v  Developed lectures to assist students in learning the criminal justice system.
v  Tracked student academic performance, grades, and attendance.
v  Served as a positive role model to students.
v  Assisted students with academic and personal issues and conducting referrals for services.
v  Required to stay up-to-date in criminal justice, mental health, substance abuse, social services, and other fields to properly teach and convey information to students.
v  Provided career information for students and assisted them in finding employment in the criminal justice and related fields.

Criminal Justice (Teaching Assistant)
Capella University

Oct 2017 - Mar 2020

v  Work study position occurring online.
v  Assigned to facilitating Learner Labs for CJ2004-Perspectives in Criminal Justice.
v  Assisting college students in obtaining and strengthening necessary writing and academic skills.
v  Teaching students how to navigate the online course room, submit assignments, conduct research, and available university services.
v  Providing intensive intervention services for at-risk students.
v  Assisting students one-on-one or in groups.
v  Delivering online learner lab sessions multiple times per week.
v  Referring students to additional services when needed.

Writing Coach
Capella University

Jan 2016 - Oct 2017

v  Work study position occurring online.
v  Assisted college students in obtaining and strengthening necessary writing and academic skills.
v  Assisted students one-on-one or in groups.
v  Developed and administered writing courses and workshops.
v  Referred students to additional services when needed.

Criminal Justice
Western Nebraska Community College

Jan 2014 - Oct 2016

v  Taught Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRIM-1010), Introduction to Corrections (CRIM-1020), and Criminology (CRIM-2200) face-to-face during the Spring 2014 semester and Juvenile Justice (CRIM-2110) (Fall 2014) and Community-Based Corrections (CRIM-2250) (Spring 2015) online.
v  Teaching format consisted of a blending of face-to-face and online learning.
v  Developed courses, lectures, assignments, and activities to assist students in learning the criminal justice system.
v  Tracked student academic performance, grades, and attendance.
v  Served as a positive role model to students.
v  Assisted students with academic and personal issues and conducting referrals for services.
v  Required to stay up-to-date in criminal justice, mental health, substance abuse, social services, and other fields to properly teach and convey information to students.
v  Provided support to a special needs student as well as conducted referrals for a veteran student.
v  Provided career information for students and assisted them in finding employment in the criminal justice and related fields.
v  Positive first and second term teaching evaluations.


Areas of Specialization
Criminology Criminal Justice Corrections Institutional Corrections Community-Based Corrections

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