ERIC Number: ED186412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Beyond Pictures and Pronouns. Sexism in Teacher Education Textbooks.
Sadker, Myra Pollack; Sadker, David Miller
The content of current teacher education textbooks was analyzed in regard to the attention paid to contributions of women to society, recognition and discussion of sexism, and sex stereotypes. Also presented are measures teacher educators need to take to rectify potential inaccuracy and imbalance in the textbooks they use. Biased attitudes were present in texts on foundations of education, social studies methods, mathematics and science methods, language arts, and educational psychology. Texts analyzed are identified by author's name. Appended is a section on racial and ethnic minorities and a selected bibliography on sexism in education. (JD)
Descriptors: Females, Minority Groups, Self Concept, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, Social Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Textbook Bias, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation
WEEAP Distribution Center, 39 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 01160 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Women's Educational Equity Act Program.
Authoring Institution: N/A