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NCJ Number: 41061 Find in a Library
Title: TRAINING WHEELS - LAUNCHING A MOBILE TEACHING SYSTEM
Journal: LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNICATIONS  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:(APRIL 1977)  Pages:16,18,44-45
Author(s): D PAULSON
Corporate Author: United Business Publications, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: United Business Publications, Inc
New York, NY 10016
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESCRIPTION OF THE INMATE EDUCATION PROGRAM AT THE WASHINGTON STATE REFORMATORY IN MONROE WHICH UTILIZES TELEVISION SETS AND AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT CONTAINED IN AN INNOVATIVE MOBILE CLASSROOM.
Abstract: ONE SECTION OF THE 12-FOOT BY 66-FOOT TRAILER IS DEVOTED TO HALF-HOUR VIDEOTAPES TO HELP RESIDENTS PREPARE FOR THE GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT (GED) TEST, AND THE REMAINING AREA FEATURES A SOPHISTICATED 'HANDS-ON' SYSTEM OF 17 WORK-SAMPLING CARRELS THAT ALLOW STUDENTS TO EXPLORE 2,500 SKILL-RELATED OCCUPATIONS. (RESIDENTS OF THE REFORMATORY HAVE 14 VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS TO CHOOSE FROM, ALL BUT TWO OF WHICH ARE APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING.) FURTHER APPLICATION OF THE AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT IS PLANNED INVOLVING TAPINGS OF ON-CAMPUS COLLEGE COURSES FOR LATER VIEWING BY RESIDENTS....ELW
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Correctional institutions (juvenile); High school education; Inmate Programs; Mobile classrooms; Remedial education; Testing and measurement; Training equipment; Vocational training
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