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ERIC Number: EJ1095029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0024-1822
Active Learning and Educated Hope: College and Prison Partnerships in Liberal Education
Inderbitzin, Michelle
Liberal Education, v101 n3 Sum 2015
For someone who has never been convicted of a crime, the author spends an unusual amount of time in state prisons and youth correctional facilities. She does not work for these criminal justice agencies; instead, she studies prison culture, and--in small ways-- has become a part of it. The author is a university professor trained in sociology and criminology, and she regularly teaches classes inside Oregon's only maximum-security prison as part of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. Inside-Out is a national program, started in 1997 by Lori Pompa of Temple University. Inside-Out classes take college students outside of their familiar campus environments and into prisons and jails to share class for a full term with incarcerated students. In this article, the author describes the Inside-Out model and the benefits to the community.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Oregon
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