Teaching Introduction to Corrections

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Ashley G. Blackburn and Lori Brusman Lovins
©2019, 176 pages
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    Teaching Introduction to Corrections provides instructors of introductory corrections courses with effective teaching tools and practical advice to better engage students and support meaningful classroom experiences.

    The book begins by defining corrections, addressing the potential challenges in teaching a course in corrections, and providing guidelines and advice for teaching the subject. The proceeding chapters help instructors design a meaningful course, develop learning outcomes, select a textbook, prepare for the first day of class, and consider ways in which to build rapport with students. Readers learn how to incorporate supplemental content, including readings and media, into their curriculum. They discover various teaching and learning methods that can positively impact learning, as well as different approaches to student assessment. The book concludes with chapters devoted to alternative teaching mediums, including hybrid and online courses, and the measurement of teaching effectiveness.

    Filled to the brim with useful information and valuable guidance, Teaching Introduction to Corrections is an ideal resource for instructors who are new to teaching courses in corrections.

    Ashley G. Blackburn is an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Houston-Downtown. She received her Ph.D. in criminal justice from Sam Houston State University. Dr. Blackburn has been teaching corrections-related courses and conducting corrections-related research for more than a decade. She has published in such journals as Prison Journal, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Journal of Criminal Justice, Women and Criminal Justice, and Deviant Behavior, and co-edited a text entitled Prisons: Today and Tomorrow.
    Catherine D. Marcum, Ph.D., graduated from Indiana University in Pennsylvania in 2008 with a Ph.D. in criminology. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed journals articles and authored and/or edited over 10 books. Her areas of expertise include cybercrime offending and victimization, correctional issues, and sexual victimization. She is currently the assistant chair of her department, and the editor of Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research.
    Lori Brusman Lovins is an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Houston-Downtown. She received her Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. Prior to her current academic position, she worked as the director of clinical services for the Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department, the fourth-largest probation department in the country. Dr. Lovins has published in such journals as Justice Quarterly, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Federal Probation, and Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
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