Data Collection Journal Entry

Overview: In this journal assignment, you will respond to questions related to the article provided. To complete this assignment, you must first complete the assigned textbook reading.

Prompt: Read this article and then prepare a journal assignment that thoroughly answers the following questions:

● What are some ways the Vermont Department of Corrections could have gathered accurate data?

● What effect did their omission of data have on the surrounding community?

Rubric Guidelines for Submission: Submit assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Your journal assignment must be 4–6 paragraphs with sources cited in APA format. Journal assignments in this course are private between you and the instructor.

Here is the link to the article: