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Vocational Education in Correctional Institutions


by Walter M. Wallack — 1943

A description of vocational education per se in the correctional institution would differ from that of the ordinary vocational school. In some correctional institutions may be found all of the elements which one may believe to be required in good vocational teaching: purposeful objectives, effective methods, excellent equipment, skillful teachers. In others the program of instruction is as poor as one could imagine, while in many there is likely to be no instruction at all. In any correctional institution there is always the advantage of being able to use real jobs in institutional maintenance and construction for training purposes.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 42, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 44 Number 9, 1943, p. 334-351
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20423, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 10:35:28 PM

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