Case Study of a Service-Learning Partnership: Montana Tech and the Montana State Prison

Amtmann, John; Powers, Jack; Evans, Roberta
March 2002
Journal of Correctional Education;Mar2002, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p23
Academic Journal
Partnerships between educational institutions and others exist in K-12 and higher education. They exist between schools and private businesses. universities and assorted nonprofit agencies, and between separate educational institutions. Recognizing the growing influence of higher education programs in service-learning situations, this research focused on one such partnership that exists between Montana Tech of The University of Montana and the Montana Department of Corrections. This article will focus on one of the major research questions, student perceptions of a service-learning partnership, that was addressed in an original research project that focused on a wellness program at the Montana State Prison.


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