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For Distance Learning Presented at the 2004 CASAS National Summer Institute by Corrine Perry For Distance Learning Presented at the 2004 CASAS National Summer Institute by Corrine Perry & Bill Bowman Pelican Bay State Prison

Testing Problems • CASAS form confusing. • Cell door explanations difficult. • No pencils Testing Problems • CASAS form confusing. • Cell door explanations difficult. • No pencils allowed in SHU. • Custody issues: • Escorts • Showers • Inmate availability

Solutions • Alert those being tested over institutional TV bulletin board. • Show “Bubbling Solutions • Alert those being tested over institutional TV bulletin board. • Show “Bubbling Video” continuously over institutional TV.

Solutions: • Teachers partially bubble in key items. • Inmates mark responses with an Solutions: • Teachers partially bubble in key items. • Inmates mark responses with an “x”. • Present “CASAS Instruction Sheet” with each test. • Coordinate with custody before testing.

Follow Up: • Inmate sent “Student Performance by Competency” sorted by number correct. • Follow Up: • Inmate sent “Student Performance by Competency” sorted by number correct. • CASAS Descriptors highlighted indicating skill level. • Scores over 239 qualify for GED testing.

CASAS Benchmarks 2001 – 2002 123 2002 – 2003 204 CASAS Benchmarks 2001 – 2002 123 2002 – 2003 204

GED Graduates: • 2002: • 2003: • 2004: 55 116 33* GED Graduates: • 2002: • 2003: • 2004: 55 116 33*

 • Distance Learning Program available to any inmate with a TV. • Based • Distance Learning Program available to any inmate with a TV. • Based on televised lessons prepared by PBSP staff. • Voluntary participation with no change in privilege status.

History • Riot of February, 2000, resulted in year-long lockdown with no “X” time History • Riot of February, 2000, resulted in year-long lockdown with no “X” time possible. • Began using TV for cell study. • Huge number of requests to participate from all over the institution. • No supervisors. One teacher carried double load. Program favored by Warden.

Course Outline: • • • Whole Numbers -- Basic Operations Fractions – Ratio – Course Outline: • • • Whole Numbers -- Basic Operations Fractions – Ratio – Proportion -- Probability Decimals – Percents Algebra Geometry

Program Outline: (student) • Voluntary sign-up. (Must have TV) • Take CASAS pre-test. • Program Outline: (student) • Voluntary sign-up. (Must have TV) • Take CASAS pre-test. • Watch lessons on institutional TV. • Take notes on all lessons. • Do assignment for each lesson. • Complete Check-out quiz. • Mail in Notes, Assignments & Quiz. • Take CASAS post-test.

 • • Program Outline: (Teacher) Send participants packet of assignments. Present series of • • Program Outline: (Teacher) Send participants packet of assignments. Present series of taped lessons. Review homework over institutional TV. Personally answer questions in the “Mail Bag” Grade Notes, Assignments, Check-out quiz. Send inmate performance chrono (128 B) and completion certificate. Arrange for GED testing for qualified inmates.

Final Test Preparation: SHU Ducat SHU inmates to SHU Visiting the day before the Final Test Preparation: SHU Ducat SHU inmates to SHU Visiting the day before the exam to review calculator operation, test taking tips, and essay guidelines.

Final Test Preparation: GP Ducat GP inmates to education classroom the day before the Final Test Preparation: GP Ducat GP inmates to education classroom the day before the exam to review calculator operation, test taking tips, and essay guidelines.

Statistics: • 2003: 116 passed of which 70 were GED X. • 2004: 33 Statistics: • 2003: 116 passed of which 70 were GED X. • 2004: 33 passed of which 18 were GED X. * *Currently we have 57 inmates ready to test.

For more information call: • Ted Roberts, SCEP at (707) 465 -1000 x 7913 For more information call: • Ted Roberts, SCEP at (707) 465 -1000 x 7913 • Sherry Heiser, SAI at (707) 465 -1000 x 7995.