Online Learning

Ferguson and Others – What’s to Learn?

Ferguson and Others – What’s to Learn?

I’m not a cop anymore, haven’t been for ten years.  I teach Criminal Justice now.  Just the same, I have opinions about things law enforcement, opinions I consider informed, the result of experience, education, and critical [...]

Exciting New Criminal Justice Courses!

Exciting New Criminal Justice Courses!

Florida Tech Online is adding some new courses for the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice! The first course, CRM 3610 Criminal Justice and the Media is a required course for the 2014-2015 catalog year, and [...]

Criminal Justice Degree Updates

Criminal Justice Degree Updates

It’s Time to Modernize!  Florida Tech Online is updating the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program.   One of the most visible features will be a new look to the E- Learning Platform, the classroom [...]

Ancient Genes?  Biological Urges in Serial Murder

Ancient Genes? Biological Urges in Serial Murder

I just spent an unsettling hour or so reading an article I came across searching for something else in Proquest(isn’t that what always happens?). I started reading Cruelty’s rewards: The gratifications of perpetrators and spectators, by [...]

Internet Marketing for the Largest Hackathon in the World

By Glenn Cameron Angelhack is the biggest hackathon competition in the world. It boasts 6,000 hackers, travels internationally to 30 cities and will take place May thru June of 2013. Tech giants such as Google, Facebook, [...]

What’s the Point of a Criminal Justice Degree?

What’s the Point of a Criminal Justice Degree?

I am often asked by students what they can do with the Criminal Justice degree they earn here at Florida Tech Online.   I had a successful career in law enforcement with degrees in business and public [...]

Studying Abroad in Cabo

By Glenn Cameron I am the web editor for Marlin & Sport Fishing magazines and sometimes I get to travel. Recently, I went down to Los Cabos to work at a billfish tournament. I finished most [...]

Are We De-sensitizing Society from the Results of Violence?

Are We De-sensitizing Society from the Results of Violence?

In 1967 I was 12 years old, and I still clearly remember two movie experiences.  One was a major feature film, Bonnie and Clyde, and the other a B-movie war drama, Beach Red.  Of course, in [...]

Do We Teach Police Academy Topics in Criminal Justice?

Do We Teach Police Academy Topics in Criminal Justice?

One of my Criminal Justice students recently asked for more detail about Miranda Rights after I pointed out that she stated some incorrect “common knowledge” about being read your rights in a recent essay.  This took place in an [...]

Working toward my future at Florida Tech

  By Matt Silbert After a 15-year break following high school graduation, I decided to resume my pursuit of higher education at Florida Tech.  Since finishing up high school in Central Indiana, I have enjoyed a [...]