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50 Years of ERIC
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Boudin, Kathy – Journal of Correctional Education, 1995
Proposes a problem-solving model of incorporating critical thinking into a basic literacy program. The author, an inmate, provides concrete steps of creating the curriculum by offering a description of two units that she developed. Relates the critical-thinking curriculum to developments in understanding of the reading process. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Correctional Education, Critical Thinking, Literacy Education
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Boudin, Kathy – Harvard Educational Review, 1993
An inmate and literacy prison educator describes how she sought to make literacy instruction more relevant to women by using the subject of AIDS to link student experiences with the acquisition of literacy skills. She emphasizes that the process is applicable to women in the larger community who are dealing with multiple social problems. (SK)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Correctional Education, Dramatics
Fine, Michelle; Torre, Maria Elena; Boudin, Kathy; Bowen, Iris; Clark, Judith; Hylton, Donna; Martinez, Migdalia; Missy; Roberts, Rosemarie A.; Smart, Pamela; Upegui, Debora – 2001
The impact of college on women in a maximum-security prison was examined in a 3-year study of current and former inmates of New York's Bedford Hills Correctional Facility (BHCF). The data sources were as follows: (1) a review of program records; (2) one-on-one interviews of 65 inmates conducted by 15 inmates; (3) focus groups with 43 women in BHCF…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Annotated Bibliographies