Your initial post is worth up to 10 points, and your subsequent reply posts (participation) in the discussion are worth up to 15 points. Participation is defined as: creating a minimum of two (2) substantive replies to fellow students in addition to any of the professor’s postings and actively contributing to the discussion. A substantive reply post should have academic support or include personal insight on the subject, drawing from your reading, research, data and personal experiences. A response such as I agree or good job will not meet the assignment criteria. A substantive response should be a minimum of 8-10 well-structured sentences and posted as a reply to the original assignment posting.
In your initial post:
Identify an operational definition of recidivism.
One source must be from https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/corrections/recidivism