TITLE

The Learning Modes of an Incarcerated Population

AUTHOR(S)
Felton, Thorn L.
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
Journal of Correctional Education;Sep1994, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study was undertaken to determine the preferred method for obtaining new information within a prison population. Canfield's Learning Styles Inventory was used with the participants of a recidivism reduction program within the Utah State Prison. Frequencies were tabulated and a Chi-square test was performed. More than 50% of the respondents rated iconic learning, interpreting slides, graphs and etc., as less preferred than the other methods. The Chi-square test suggests that the respondents are significantly different from the standardization population regarding preferred methods of learning.
ACCESSION #
11090807

 

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