Lasting Impacts of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: Following Up with Former Students
School of Criminal Justice
College of Community and Public Service
The purpose of this paper is to explore the lasting impacts of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. The Inside-Out program is a nationally-recognized program that has provided the framework for college courses to take place inside the walls of prisons and jails. The pedagogical approach calls for college and university students to study with residents of correctional facilities, behind the institutional walls. Many students identify the value of the course in their weekly papers as well as their final paper, but the lasting impact of the course is unknown. The current study followed up with outside (university) students from four different Inside-Out courses to assess whether the course had any impact on their subsequent college courses or their experiences working in the criminal justice or other related field.
American Society of Criminology annual meeting
Hilinski, Carly M., "Lasting Impacts of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: Following Up with Former Students" (2014). Faculty Scholarly Dissemination Grants. 894.
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