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Equity in Policy: Individual Papers
Upholding Pedagogical Values During a Crisis, and Thereafter
Dr. Robert Tynes, Bard Prison Initiative

In the rush to beat the closing gates, many college-in-prison (CIP) providers stepped up to meet the complexities of running classes during the coronavirus pandemic. This paper will address some of the dilemmas CIPs faced in decision-making, with a specific focus on pedagogy and educational philosophy.
The Threat of Recreating Inequity by Offering a Bachelor’s Degree
Daniel McGloin, Wesleyan University

Our bachelor’s degree raises subtle threats of inequity. We must ensure equal investment between our incarcerated and main campus students and that the new degree does not impose undue prioritization among our incarcerated students. This presentation outlines three such threats and how we are counteracting them.
Inspired Minds: Creative Writing for Good Relations and Anti-Colonial Critique
Nancy Van Styvendale, University of Alberta, Canada
Karrie Auger, Norquest College, Canada

Inspired Minds: All Nations Creative Writing is an Indigenous-centered, anti-colonial creative writing program grounded in local knowledge, stories, and relationships. The program is committed to cultivating good relations animated by the Cree law of wahkohtowin, which refers to our interrelatedness with and responsibilities to each other and to all beings.

Mar 3, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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