literacy, reading, correctional education, special education
This article introduces literacy from a few “big picture” perspectives, and then reviews five paradigms that have shaped the teaching and learning of literacy in residential confinement institutions for juveniles and adults. The paradigms are specific to correctional education, but they will be familiar to all alternative teachers and advocates of literacy instruction.
Gehring, Thom and Sherwin, Gary H.
"Five Approaches to Literacy in Correctional Education,"
Wisdom in Education: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/wie/vol2/iss1/5
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