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ERIC Number: ED020438
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 78
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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. FOURTH PROGRESS REPORT, FEBRUARY 15-MAY 1, 1965.
MCKEE, JOHN M.; SEAY, DONNA M.
THE FIRST GROUP OF 46 INMATES WAS GRADUATED FROM VOCATIONAL COURSES IN WELDING, BRICKLAYING, SERVICE STATION WORK, SMALL APPLIANCE REPAIR, AND BARBERING IN APRIL 1965. TWENTY OF THESE GRADUATES HAD CONFIRMED JOBS, 11 HAD TENTATIVE JOB COMMITMENTS, AND 15 WERE AWAITING PAROLE DATES. THE 118 APPLICANTS FOR THE NEXT SERIES OF COURSES WILL PARTICIPATE IN A PREVOCATIONAL TRAINING TO FACILITATE PLACEMENT IN SPECIFIC TRAINING AREAS. THE TECHNICAL WRITING CLASS COMPLETED 10 SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL LESSONS FOR USE IN OTHER VOCATIONAL COURSES AND HAD SIX OTHERS NEARING COMPLETION. ACHIEVEMENT GAINS BASED ON SCORES FROM THE CALIFORNIA ACHIEVEMENT TEST ARE REPORTED FOR EACH OF 78 STUDENTS. THE APPENDIXES INCLUDE--(1) PUBLICITY MATERIALS, (2) A RECORD OF SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL UNITS COMPLETED BY EACH TRAINEE, (3) A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PROGRAMED LESSONS, (4) "USE OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION" BY JOHN M. MCKEE AND DONNA M. SEAY, (5) A PROCEDURE FOR PREPARING PROGRAMED MATERIALS, (6) "MAKING SOW'S-EAR-WRITERS INTO SILKEN PROGRAMERS" BY J.H. HARLESS, (7) "AN OUTLINE FOR SOME NOTES ON APPLYING THE PRINCIPLES OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION" BY J.H. HARLESS, AND (8) EXCERPTS FROM THE MENTAL HEALTH STUDY COMMITTEE REPORT. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Elmore, AL. Draper Correctional Center.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act