ERIC Number: ED382806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
Demonstration Projects To Establish a System-Wide Functional Literacy Program for Adult Prisoners. Project Abstracts.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Correctional Education.
This publication provides abstracts of the 11 grants awarded to demonstrate model functional literacy programs for incarcerated adults. These programs, to the extent possible, make use of advanced technologies, such as interactive video- and computer-based adult literacy learning. Information provided in each abstract includes the following: program title; project title; award number; project director, awardee, address, and telephone number; funds by fiscal year; award period; federal project officer; objectives; procedures; outcomes/results/products; educational level; target population(s); estimated number of trainees; and partner(s). Project titles are as follows: Hillsborough County Detention Department Functional Literacy Project; Project (ROBBE) Real Opportunities Behind Bars for Employment; Maine Department of Corrections; Project Lead; Open Doors; The LaGuardia Job Lit Program: Functional Literacy Training Using Contextualized Worksite Materials for Detained Men at the Otis Bantum Correctional Center/Rikers Island NYC; Functional Literacy for State and Local Prisoners Program; Employability Linked Assessment and Instructional Demonstration Project; Workplace Foundations; Functional Literacy for State and Local Prisoners Program; and Learners in Transition: The Washington State Functional Literacy for State and Local Prisoners Program. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Correctional Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Technology, Federal Aid, Functional Literacy, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, Program Development, Screening Tests, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Correctional Education.