ERIC Number: ED318899
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Correctional Training, Industries and Education. TIE.
Littlefield, John F., Ed.; West, Sharon Crook, Ed.
This monograph includes the following seven papers: "The TIE (Training, Industries, Education) Concept--Moving from Theory to Practice" (Grieser); "Proposals for Prison Education and Training in Prison Industries" (Norris); "Implementation of TIE: Some Legislative Aspects" (Miller); "Federal Prison Industries TIE: An Update" (Muth); "Vocational Assessment and the Role of Vocational Programming in the Prison Setting" (Platt, Briscoe); "A Review of Federal Support of TIE: Yesterday and Today" (Miller); and "Illiteracy and the Workplace: Implications for the Education and Training of Offenders" (Coffey). Information on the Correctional Education Association and the Correctional Industries Association is also included. (The goal of TIE programming is to increase the skills and productivity of the inmate work force and to enhance the offenders' employability. The provision of comprehensive education and work programs should help to facilitate the offender's successful transition to the community.) (CML)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Correctional Education, Employment Potential, Federal Aid, Illiteracy, Literacy Education, Program Design, Theory Practice Relationship, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education, Vocational Evaluation, Work Experience Programs, Workplace Literacy
Department of Correctional Services, Eastern Kentucky University, 217 Perkins Bldg., Richmond, KY 40475-3127 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Correctional Education Association.; Eastern Kentucky Univ., Richmond. Dept. of Correctional Services.; Correctional Industries Association, Lexington, KY.