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Title: IMPROVING THE QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONS - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONS, HOUSTON, TEXAS, MAY 16-18, 1977
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
National Ctr for Research in Vocational Education
United States of America
Editor(s): F P CRONIN; M NEWTON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 246
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Ohio State Dept of Education
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43210
US Office of Education
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A SERIES OF CONFERENCE PAPERS COVERS FUNDING, DELIVERING, AND EVALUATING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN BOTH LONG-TERM AND SHORT-TERM CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS; SECTIONS COVER MANAGEMENT CONTROLS, JOB PLACEMENT, AND PERSONNEL.
Abstract: THESE 28 PAPERS, DELIVERED AT A CONFERENCE OF PERSONS ACTIVE IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS, ARE LARGELY BASED ON CASE HISTORIES AND ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. AFTER A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE NEED FOR PLANNING AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONS, CHANGES NOW POSSIBLE UNDER THE COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING PROVISION OF THE EDUCATIONAL AMENDMENTS OF 1976 ARE DISCUSSED. TWO PAPERS DISCUSS THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVISIONS OF THIS AMENDMENT AND THEIR IMPACT ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN WOMEN'S INSTITUTIONS. FUNDING, PLANNING, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND STANDARDS ARE COVERED. TWO EXPERT PAPERS DETAIL THE USE OF INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY IN THE CORRECTIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SETTING. SECTIONS ARE ALSO DEVOTED TO JOB PLACEMENT AND SUCCESS ON THE JOB, OFFENDER NEEDS AND INTERESTS IN BOTH LONG AND SHORT TERM INSTITUTIONS, PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS, COMMUNITY RELATIONS, AND INTERAGENCY COOPERATION. APPENDIXES LIST CONFERENCE PRESENTERS AND PARTICIPANTS AND GIVE THE CONFERENCE AGENDA.
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Inmate Programs; Management; Vocational training
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