Last Mile to Last Cell: Online Education in Prison


This panel discussion provides details on how one institution expanded its 54-year history in correctional education by bringing it into the 21st century via distance education technology to over 2,000 students in 6 states. The panel will include academic and correctional stakeholders sharing insights about the benefits and challenges of expanding online education in prisons. Prisons impose limitations but these have been overcome by fresh approaches to technological and pedagogical integration.

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Format: Future20
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding