The Inside-Out Podcast

This podcast tells stories from the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, an international educational program with an innovative pedagogical approach tailored to effectively facilitate dialogue across difference. It originated as a means of bringing together campus-based college students with incarcerated students for a semester-long course held in a prison, jail or other correctional setting. This podcast is produced by the Inside-Out Center, which trains and equips higher education instructors to teach courses comprised of incarcerated and non-incarcerated students.
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Mar 12, 2019
"No human being should be defined by the worst mistake they've ever made." 
The fifth episode of the Inside-Out Podcast features Professor Harold Dean Trulear. Dr. Trulear is an associate professor of applied theology at Howard University School of Divinity. He completed the Inside-Out Instructor Training Institute in January 2018. Click HERE to apply for upcoming trainings in 2019. 
The Inside-Out podcast is hosted Dave Krueger from The Inside-Out Center, the international headquarters of The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program located at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. 
Episode Guide: 
0:03 Host Dave Krueger describes the episode. 

1:02 Tyrone Werts gives an overview of the Inside-Out program. 

2:00 Interview begins with Dr. Trulear.

2:10 Tell us your story about how you became an educator?

3:23 You are also an ordained, Christian minister. What role does your faith or your theology play in your approach to criminal justice and education?

4:05 Why did you make the decision to enroll in the Inside-Out Instructor Training Institute?

5:50 What is unique about the Inside-Out methodology of teaching?

7:08 Could you share about your experience of walking into Graterford Prison during the training?

8:43 Please describe the Ethics and Politics course you teach at the DC Jail. How is it different from the course you teach on campus?

11:11 Could you share some stories of student interactions you have observed so far?

14:48 What kind of an impact has your class had on your students from both sides of the prison wall?

17:13 Given your training as a sociologist, what kind of an impact do you think the Inside-Out method of learning has on the world beyond the classroom?

18:37 As it pertains to your teaching, what give you the most hope for the future?