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Brown, Martha A.; Rios, Steve J. – Journal of Correctional Education, 2014
Correctional educators, recognizing that the majority of inmates lack the math, reading, and language skills required to be successful in today's workplace, strive to equip offenders with the skills and abilities needed to find and maintain work on their release. However, most adult literacy programs in prisons fail to raise the gradelevel…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Job Training, Credentials, Workplace Learning
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Tighe, Elizabeth L.; Schatschneider, Christopher – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the joint and unique contributions of morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge at five reading comprehension levels in adult basic education (ABE) students. We introduce the statistical technique of multiple quantile regression, which enabled us to assess the predictive utility of morphological…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Morphology (Languages), Vocabulary
Barnes, Adrienne E.; Kim, Young-Suk; Tighe, Elizabeth L.; Vorstius, Christian – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
The present study explored the reading skills of a sample of 48 adults enrolled in a basic education program in northern Florida, United States. Previous research has reported on reading component skills for students in adult education settings, but little is known about eye movement patterns or their relation to reading skills for this…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Reading Skills, Eye Movements, Decoding (Reading)
Medina, Isabel – Online Submission, 2014
This applied dissertation was designed to identify the characteristics of students enrolled in a GED® preparation program who transitioned to postsecondary programs at the same institution after passing the GED® test. The characteristics studied included age; gender; ethnicity; prematriculation scores in reading, language, and math in the Test of…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Transitional Programs, College Students, Student Characteristics
Florida State Corrections Commission, Tallahassee. – 2000
The Florida Department of Corrections Distance Learning Program consists of the Corrections Distance Learning Network; offender programming; staff development; and the Agency Strategic Plan. The Corrections Distance Learning Network offers academic, vocational training, and life management skills programs for offenders and staff development and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Computer Uses in Education, Correctional Education