CRJ 322 Week 7 Case Study 3: Suicide

According to the text, there are nearly 815,000 suicides in a year in the world. The truth of the matter is that this number is probably much higher due to underreported instances of intentional death. As a result of technology, a new trend in suicide is death due to “cyberbullying.” In this case study, you will review suicide as a result of cyberbullying. 

Read the article titled “Police file raises questions about bullying in Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide, located at http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/18/living/rebecca-sedwick-bullying-suicide-follow-parents/. Next, view the legality of cyberbullying located at http://criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-charges/cyber-bullying.html

Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Examine three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then determine whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Provide a rationale to support your position.
  2. Based on what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text, support or refute the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression”. Support your opinion.
  3. Analyze the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Next, debate whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Provide a rationale to support your response.
  4. The text states that suicide rates vary around the world. Based on the text, propose two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world. Next, give your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Justify your response.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar type Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format.

 

Case Study 3: Suicide

Criteria

 

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

 

Fair

70-79% C

 

Proficient

80-89% B

 

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Examine three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then determine whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Provide a rationale to support your position.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely examined three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then did not submit or incompletely determined whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Did not submit or incompletely provided a rationale to support your position.

Insufficiently examined three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then insufficiently determined whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Insufficiently provided a rationale to support your position.

Partially examined three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then partially determined whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Partially provided a rationale to support your position.

Satisfactorily examined three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then satisfactorily determined whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Satisfactorily provided a rationale to support your position.

Thoroughly examined three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then thoroughly determined whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Thoroughly provided a rationale to support your position.

2. Based on what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text, support or refute the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression”. Support your opinion.
Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely supported or refuted the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression” using what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text. Did not submit or incompletely supported your opinion.

Insufficiently supported or refuted the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression” using what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text. Insufficiently supported your opinion.

 Partially supported or refuted the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression” using what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text. Partially supported your opinion.

Satisfactorily supported or refuted the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression” using what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text. Satisfactorily supported your opinion.

Thoroughly supported or refuted the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression” using what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text. Thoroughly supported your opinion.

3. Analyze the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Next, debate whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Provide a rationale to support your response.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely analyzed the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Did not submit or incompletely debated whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Did not submit or incompletely provided a rationale to support your response.

Insufficiently analyzed the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Insufficiently debated whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Insufficiently provided a rationale to support your response.

 Partially analyzed the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Partially debated whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Partially provided a rationale to support your response.

Satisfactorily analyzed the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Satisfactorily debated whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Satisfactorily provided a rationale to support your response.

Thoroughly analyzed the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Thoroughly debated whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Thoroughly provided a rationale to support your response.

4. The text states that suicide rates vary around the world. Based on the text, propose two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world. Next, give your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Justify your response.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely proposed two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world, based on the text. Did not submit or incompletely gave your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Did not submit or incompletely justified your response.

Insufficiently proposed two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world, based on the text. Insufficiently gave your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Insufficiently justified your response.

Partially proposed two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world, based on the text. Partially gave your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Partially justified your response.

Satisfactorily proposed two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world, based on the text. Satisfactorily gave your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Satisfactorily justified your response.

Thoroughly proposed two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world, based on the text. Thoroughly gave your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Thoroughly justified your response.

5. 3 references

Weight: 5%

No references provided

Does not meet the required number of references; all references poor quality choices.

Does not meet the required number of references; some references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

6. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 8 errors present

7-8 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present 

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