“It’s Like a Prison without Bars”: Experiences in a Mandatory GED Program

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
http://newprairiepress.org/aerc/2010/papers/18
Author(s):
Davis, C. Amelia; Mottern, Ron; Ziegler, Mary F.
Tags:
Adult and Continuing Education Administration; Education
article description
The purpose of this phenomenological research study was to describe how adult students experience a legally coerced GED program in a community alternative to prison program. A phenomenological-hermeneutical approach was used to derive common themes that represented essence of the students’ experiences.