"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?