ERIC Number: ED283948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
A Golden Gate to Opportunity. The Correctional Education Association International Conference (42nd, San Francisco, California, July 26-29, 1987). Leadership Series in Correctional Education.
Vitolo, Richard K., Ed.
This document contains 10 papers presented at a symposium on corrections education. The proceedings are organized in two parts; the first part contains six research and program reports, and the second part contains four papers on various instructional strategies. The papers in Part I are as follows: "The Politics of Rehabilitation: A Study of Legislative Ideology" (Mark S. Hamm); "University Prison Education in British Columbia Combining Academic and Living Skills for Personal Growth" (Stephen Duguid); "State of Wisconsin Division of Corrections Bureau of Juvenile Services Post-Secondary Education Pilot Program" (James R. Wickman); "Post-Secondary Correctional Education: An Evaluation of Parolee Performance" (Jerry Holoway and Paul Moke); "Needs Assessment in Correctional Education" (Raymond Bell and Coleen McDonnell); and "The Relationships of WAIS-R [Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised] Scores, Social Variables and Educational Preparation to Reading Achievement in Prison Population" (Scott Coleman Greenwood and Raymond Bell). The papers in Part II include "Computer Labs in Ohio's Correctional Prerelease Program" (Norman Rose and Kurt Williams); "Ethical Considerations in Land Use: An Exploration of Values in the Prison Lab Science Classroom" (James A. Brey); "Peer Tutoring: It Makes a Difference in a Juvenile Detention Center School" (Betty W. Farrar); and "A Five Year Comparison of APL [Adult Performance Level] Lifescoping Skills Test Results at Lebanon Correctional Institution" (Donald DeBald). Some papers are preceded by abstracts, and the editor of the proceedings provides a short commentary on and summary of the conference. (KC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Correctional Education, Correctional Rehabilitation, Delinquency, Microcomputers, Needs Assessment, Outcomes of Education, Peer Teaching, Postsecondary Education, Prisoners, Program Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Self Care Skills, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA.
Note: Document contains small print.