ERIC Number: ED147579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Feb-21
Reference Count: 0
Adult Education in Correctional Settings: A Book of Readings.
Ryan, T. A., Ed.
This document is a compilation of papers on adult basic education in corrections presented at eight seminars held for decision makers in corrections. (The seminars provided training in the systems approach for planning and evaluating adult basic education programs for adult offenders in correctional institutions.) The first section focuses on the relationship between personnel training and the design of educational models. The next section is devoted to conceptualization of adult basic education in correctional settings and includes six papers addressed to this topic. The third section is concerned with systematic processing of information for educational management and includes four papers on institutional and community resources, and six papers on the adult basic education learner and the learning process. The fourth section deals with the process of planning adult basic education in corrections and includes six papers on optimizing personnel and time, and three papers on management decisions in corrections. The fifth section is devoted to management decisions related to the provision of learning experiences and consists of five papers on materials and technology for adult basic education in corrections. The last section includes two papers on adult basic education in corrections from the ex-offender's viewpoint. (EM)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Attitudes, Community Resources, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Decision Making, Educationally Disadvantaged, Instructional Materials, Management Information Systems, Management Systems, Media Selection, Personnel Management, Prisoners, Professional Training, Program Administration, Program Development, Resources, Staff Development, Staff Utilization, Systems Approach
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Education Research and Development Center.