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Title: IMPROVING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONS PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP FOR IMPROVING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Author(s): F P CRONIN; C M WHITSON; B A REINHART; L S KEITH
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
National Ctr for Research in Vocational Education
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 203
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Ohio Board for Vocational Education
Columbus, OH 43215
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43210
US Office of Education
Washington, DC 20202
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS FOUR-DAY WORKSHOP (OCTOBER 28-31, 1975) WERE TO IDENTIFY THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF CORRECTIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATORS AND TO CONVENE A SELECT PLANNING COMMITTEE TO PRIORITIZE THESE NEEDS.
Abstract: ALSO INCLUDED WERE THE CLARIFICATION OF THE MOST URGENT CONCERNS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR IMPROVEMENT. THIS REPORT CONTAINS THE WORKSHOP PRESENTATION ON PAPERS ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: DEVELOPING THE ROLE OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONS, MEETING THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS, DEVELOPING REALISTIC PROGRAMS, AND COOPERATIVE APPROACHES TO VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONS. THE PLAN OF ACTION IS OUTLINED IN THE FORM OF 16 RECOMMENDATIONS IN THE AREAS OF RESEARCH, PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT, PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT, AND COOPERATION. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS A SUMMARY OF THE WORKSHOP PROGRAM, A LIST OF WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS, AND COPIES OF THE MAJOR ADDRESSES. ALSO INCLUDED IS A 20-PAGE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RESOURCES IN CORRECTIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION.
Index Term(s): Inmate Programs; Vocational training; Workshops and seminars
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