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ERIC Number: ED020437
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 36
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Reference Count: 0
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EXPERIMENTAL AND DEMONSTRATION MANPOWER PROJECT FOR TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OF YOUTHFUL INMATES OF DRAPER CORRECTIONAL CENTER AT ELMORE, ALABAMA. THIRD PROGRESS REPORT, JANUARY 1-FEBRUARY 15, 1965.
MCKEE, JOHN M.; SEAY, DONNA M.
YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS SERVING PRISON SENTENCES WERE EXPERIMENTAL SUBJECTS IN A MANPOWER TRAINING PROGRAM INVOLVING COURSES IN WELDING, APPLIANCE REPAIR, RADIO AND TELEVISION REPAIR, AUTO REPAIR, BARBERING, TECHNICAL WRITING, AND BRICKLAYING. COUNSELING AND TRAINING CONTINUED FOR ENROLLEES IN THESE SEVEN COURSES, AND 130 INMATES APPLIED FOR THE SECOND CYCLE OF THE FIVE 26-WEEK COURSES. ENROLLMENT IN THE FIRST COURSE SERIES DROPPED FROM 70 TO 65 BY FEBRUARY 15, 1965. MONETARY INCENTIVES WERE USED TO INCREASE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROGRAMED REMEDIAL INSTRUCTION--$5.00 WAS GIVEN TO THE FIRST STUDENT TO ACHIEVE A GIVEN LEVEL OF SUCCESS BASED ON A POINT SYSTEM. INSTALLATION OF ALL EQUIPMENT IN THE SERVICE STATION MECHANIC SHOP WAS COMPLETED. A MAJORITY OF THE STUDENTS EXPRESSED PRIDE IN THE PROJECT, AND THEIR PERSONAL APPEARANCE IMPROVED. SPECIFIC JOB PLACEMENT WAS CONFIRMED IN (1) BIRMINGHAM, GADSDEN, ANNISTON, HUNTSVILLE, MONTGOMERY, (2) SANFORD, FLORIDA, AND (3) FORT WORTH, TEXAS. THE APPENDIXES INCLUDE (1) A LIST OF COUNSELEE PROBLEMS, (2) STUDENT COUNSELORS' WORK SCHEDULES, (3) AN EXPLANATION OF THE USE OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION IN VOCATIONAL TRAINING, (4) "THE DRAPER EXPERIMENT--A DRAMATIC USE OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION IN A PRISON FOR YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS" BY JOHN M. MCKEE AND DONNA M. SEAY, AND (5) ORGANIZATIONAL CHARTS. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Elmore, AL. Draper Correctional Center.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act