This activity addresses course outcomes 1, 2, 4. Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:
- CO1: Discuss the various definitions and typologies of terrorism.
- CO2: Explain the social organization of terrorist groups, including recruitment, socialization and radicalization.
- CO4: Differentiate between nationalistic/ethnic, nationalistic/endemic, separatist, ideological and religious terrorist movements.
Your paper will consist of an examination of a contemporary or historically-significant group or movement that is known to have engaged in international terrorism.
Be sure to address the following in an outline of major headings which will define the sections of your eventual paper:
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- History or Background
- Ideology or Motivation
- Key Leadership
- Recruiting Channels
- Strategy, Tactics, Major Actions
- Suppression Efforts
Your paper must be at least 1,250 words (approximately 5–7-pages) in length, double-spaced, with one-inch margins. It will employ APA formatting, citations, and references. The title and reference pages do not count toward the 5-7 page required length. It must incorporate at least 7-9 research sources, excluding the textbook, Wikipedia, and encyclopedias.
Use the EC Library resources to properly cite your work (Login to the EC Library is required):
- Homeland Security and Emergency Management Research Guide (Links to an external site.)
- APA Citation Help (Links to an external site.)
Compose your work in a .doc or .docx file type using a word processor (such as Microsoft Word, etc.) and save it frequently to your computer. For those assignments that are not written essays and require uploading images or PowerPoint slides, please follow uploading guidelines provided by your instructor.
Check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors. When you are ready to submit your work, click “Upload Submission.” Enter the submission title and then click on “Select a file to upload.” Browse your computer, and select your file. Click “Open” and verify the correct file name has appeared next to Submission File. Click on “Continue.” Confirm submission is correct and then click on “Accept Submission & Save.”
This course has Turnitin fully integrated into the course dropbox. This means that you should only submit your assignments to the dropbox below. Please do not submit your assignment directly to Turnitin.com.
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Once submitted, your assignment will be evaluated by Turnitin® automatically. You will be able to view an Originality Report within minutes of your first submission that will show how much of your work has been identified as similar to other sources such as websites, textbooks, or other student papers. Use your Originality Report as a learning tool to identify areas of your assignment that you may not have cited appropriately. You may resubmit your assignment through this dropbox as many times as you need to check to see if you have made improvements, until the due date of the assignment. However, once you have made your first submission, you will need to wait 24 hours after each subsequent submission to receive a new Originality Report. Plan accordingly as you draft your assignment. Once the due date has passed, your assignment submission will be considered final.
This assignment will be graded using the Undergrad Writing Rubric located on the Course Rubrics page within the Start Here section of the course. Please review the rubric prior to beginning your work so that you ensure your submission meets the criteria in place for this assignment. This assignment is worth 30% of your final course grade.