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NCJ Number: 120338 Find in a Library
Title: Yearbook of Correctional Education, 1989
Corporate Author: Correctional Education Assoc
United States of America
Editor(s): S Duguid
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 310
Sponsoring Agency: Correctional Education Assoc
Elkridge, MD 21075
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
Publication Number: ISBN: 0-86491-082-7
Sale Source: Simon Fraser University
Institute for the Humanities
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6,
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: Eighteen articles by 26 authors cover at length the various perplexities of correctional education.
Abstract: Issues addressed include what constitutes good correctional education, how it works, and how it can be measured as well as corrections educators' personal involvement with their students. Inmate motivation strategies, the future of prison education, at-risk programs, international approaches, and the impact of television are discussed. A California case study outlines arts in corrections, and another article discusses the particulars of educating female inmates. Articles explain how to motivate inmates, the impact of television on prison order, the future in prison education, and the educational requirements for correctional educators. Chapter tables, graphs, and references.
Main Term(s): Correctional education programs
Index Term(s): Correctional staff needs assessment; Inmate Education Assistance Programs; Literacy education; Recidivism
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