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DEVELOPING CURRICULUM MATERIALS FOR ADULTS IN COUNTY PRISONS

NCJ Number
26257
Journal
Federal Probation Volume: 38 Issue: 2 Dated: (JUNE 1974) Pages: 41-45
Author(s)
D H SACKETT; H E BLAKE
Date Published
1974
Annotation
EDUCATIONAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN DEVELOPING CURRICULUM MATERIALS FOR COURT-COMMITTED ADULTS IN COUNTY INSTITUTIONS.
Abstract
GENERAL CATEGORIES OF FACTORS DISCUSSED ARE AS FOLLOW: COMMONALITIES RELATING TO STUDENTS, COMMONALITIES OF CONTENT, ORGANIZATION AND APPROACH, TEACHER CONSIDERATIONS, SOCIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS, THE PRISON ENVIRONMENT, A REWARD SYSTEM, SCHEDULING, AND ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS. THE AUTHORS ASSERT THE NEED FOR UNIQUELY DESIGNED MATERIALS FOR USE IN THE UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT OF PRISON.