Online Learning

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 [...]

My life since I started an MBA at Florida Tech

  By Glenn Cameron, MBA When I graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in biology, I quickly found out that there is not much of a job market for a biology major with [...]

Criminal Justice and Foreign Policy

Criminal Justice and Foreign Policy

Criminal Justice in America does not exist in a vacuum.  International and trans-national crime are major issues for local, state, and national criminal justice agencies.  That’s why Florida Tech Online Criminal Justice students take a course [...]

Parsing the Platforms:  Criminal Justice Planks for the Upcoming Election

Parsing the Platforms: Criminal Justice Planks for the Upcoming Election

By Jim Reynolds, Academic Program Chair for Online Criminal Justice In the advent of the nationwide elections taking place soon I wanted to examine the platforms of the two major political parties relative to the criminal [...]