Learning Objectives

2.1  Understand the origins of corrections

2.2  Appreciate that what we do now in corrections is often grounded in historical experience (or a repeat of it)

2.3  Know the different types of corrections used historically

2.4  Identify some of the key Enlightenment thinkers, their ideas, and how they changed corrections

2.5  Describe colonial jails and early prisons in America and how they operated.

2.6  Understand historical innovations in corrections (e.g., the panopticon) and how they worked out.