Strategic Learning Ideologies in Prison Education Programs

Strategic Learning Ideologies in Prison Education Programs

Idowu Biao (University of Botswana, Botswana)
Release Date: October, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 307
ISBN13: 9781522529095|ISBN10: 1522529098|EISBN13: 9781522529101|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2909-5


The discipline of adult education has been vastly discussed and optimized over the years. Despite this, certain niches in this area, such as correctional education, remain under-researched and under-developed.

Strategic Learning Ideologies in Prison Education Programs is a pivotal reference source that encompasses a range of research perspectives on the education of inmates in correctional facilities. Highlighting a range of international discussions on topics such as rehabilitation programs, vocational training, and curriculum development, this book is ideally designed for educators, professionals, academics, students, and practitioners interested in emerging developments within prison education programs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer Science Education
  • Criminal Behavior Motivations
  • Curriculum Development
  • Educational Delivery Methods
  • Prison Environments
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • Vocational Training

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Idowu Biao is a professor of Lifelong Learning at the Department of Adult Education, University of Botswana. He trained as teacher, adult educationist and journalist in both Nigeria and the United Kingdom, after an initial training in French-speaking Benin. He has been working within the university system for about a quarter of a century and has been Full Professor for more than a decade and a half. He has served as Head of Department and Ag. Dean in many universities across Africa, Deputy Director and Ag. Director, Institute of Extra-Mural Studies, National University of Lesotho, and Chair, CollegePortal of the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Professor Biao speaks and writes in both English and French languages.