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NCJ Number: 150249 Find in a Library
Title: Report Writing Lesson Plan: Trainer's Manual and Participants Workbook
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 173
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Publication Number: ISBN 0-929310-65-9
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This three-part lesson plan on report writing includes a trainer's manual, a participant's workbook, and a set of overhead transparencies for use in class presentations.
Abstract: Developed by the American Correctional Association, the lesson plan is designed for use in training corrections and juvenile system employees. The Trainer's Manual includes a script with complete directions for presenting a workshop on report writing. It offers suggestions on how to lecture, conduct group sessions, and use visual aids. The Participant's Workbook identifies workshop objectives and provides a note-taking outline of each lesson plan section. Lesson plan modules focus on report objectives, common errors, jargon and acronyms, and report writing styles. Procedures for conducting both large and small group discussions are described. The importance of clear, concise, and correct report writing is emphasized. Tips on establishing rapport, making eye contact and gestures, and selecting appropriate training aids are offered. Sample reports and exercises are included, as well as overhead transparencies for use in class presentations. 5 references
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Correctional Personnel Training; Correctional report writing training; Course materials; Juvenile Corrections/Detention staff training; Lesson plans; Report writing
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