ERIC Number: ED265412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul
Education in Correctional Settings. A Guide for Developing Quality Vocational and Adult Basic Education Programs.
MESA Corp., Reston, VA.
This guide is intended to help the correctional educator plan and develop comprehensive vocational and related academic skills programs. Sections I and II introduce the guide and its use. Section III focuses on these program elements: fundings--resource mobilization; coalition building--networking; curriculum--training methods--teaching techniques; capacity building--staff and supervisory training; and information management and evaluation. It lists issues that should be examined and possible actions for implementation. The section concludes by summarizing key areas to be monitored for program quality. Section IV is a summary of the findings of the project's research on correctional education and discusses how they relate to the development of quality vocational and correctional education programs. Section V contains descriptions of 25 programs that can serve as models for correctional educators. A subject index is provided. Each description presents this information: name and address of sponsoring institution(s), name(s) of director or program manager, telephone number, and information on the program. Section VI includes annotated listings of funding sources, grant foundations, sources for education and technical information, literacy organizations, literacy resources, educational centers, resources on prison industries, non-profit institutes, and ex-offender programs and information resources. Section VII is a general bibliography of nine pages. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: MESA Corp., Reston, VA.