International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | Uganda | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017


An Exploration of Learning Strategies Employed by Prisoners on Correctional Education in Luzira Prison

Irene Aheisibwe [2] | Aloysius Rukundo


Abstract: This study aimed at exploring learning strategies employed by prisoners on formal and vocational training in Luzira prisons, Uganda. It adopted across sectional survey design with a mixed methods approach to collect data, analyse and present the findings. The study found out that prisoners use a variety of learning strategies including Metacognition, Rehearsal, elaboration, peer learning, cognitive learning and self-help learning strategies. From the study, there is need to widely establish the educational needs of prisoners as a special group for effective utilization of education as rehabilitative strategy


Keywords: Learning Strategies, Correctional Education


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,


Pages: 2130 - 2133


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