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ERIC Number: ED458354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 235
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Yearbook of Correctional Education, 1998-1999.
Karcz, Stan A., Ed.; Wilderson, Frank B., Jr., Ed.
This document contains five monographs on correctional education in the United States and internationally. "Towards a Renaissance of Prison Education: International Preconference Symposium" (Carolyn Eggleston, Alice Tracy) reports on a joint symposium of the Correctional Education Association and the European Prison Education Association at which 50 representatives from countries around the world drafted a theoretical framework for prison/correctional education. "Cost Effective Corrections Program Options" (Sylvia G. McCollum) examines the benefits of prison job fairs and discusses a U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons initiative that has resulted in 43 mock job fairs in 34 federal prisons since October 1996. "It Just Couldn't Have Been Our School: A Phenomenological Study of the Schooling Experiences of African American Male Inmates" (Shandra R. Terrell) reports on a study in which nine African American male inmates were interviewed regarding their schooling experiences. "Funding Sources for the Education of Incarcerated Adults in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin" (Sharon Abel) explores funding options to expand a local technical college's program for local inmates. "The Need for Cognitive Skills Training in Correctional Vocational Education Programming" (Kim Kachelmyer) examines the role of cognitive skills training as a precursor to vocational education programming in Minnesota prisons. All papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Correctional Education Association.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; Minnesota; United States