ERIC Number: ED189344
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Project: Strategies for Sex Fairness. Instructional Materials--Usage Despite Bias.
Mook, Corena; Legg, Marilyn
One of a series of instructional packets to aid schools in reducing sex stereotypes, this inservice guide for use with school personnel is designed to increase their awareness of ways textbooks and instructional materials contribute toward limiting student options. Included are avenues personnel can take to counter stereotypical messages relayed by educational materials. Contents include a leader's script (material to be presented), three transparency masters, three handout masters, a class discussion guide, and a resource list for further exploring of stereotyping found in educational material. Topics covered include depicting men and women in career materials, how language can reflect limited options, checklists of countering activities, and rating form for evaluating instructional materials. The packet is designed for use alone, in combination with other packets (see Note), or to supplement existing inservice units. (JT)
Descriptors: Career Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Teaching Methods, Textbook Bias, Textbook Evaluation, Textbooks
Dr. Frank Slapar, Director, Kansas Curriculum Materials Dissemination Center, 207 Whitesitt Hall, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS 66762 ($1.50 per packet; $45.00 for set of thirty)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. Coll. of Education.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to colored paper. For related documents see CE 025 705-706 (student instructional packets); CE 025 707-717 and CE 025 719-722 (inservice packets); and CE 025 729 (outreach packet). Not all packets in this series are in ERIC; for full listing available from the publisher see any packet.