ERIC Number: ED339838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Gender Equity and Nontraditional Career Choices.
Couch, Carol A., Ed.
This booklet is intended to help counselors guide high school students in exploring nontraditional career options. It provides a brief historical perspective on the significance gender role stereotyping has had on U.S. society in the past, the impact it continues to have on the career decisions being made by current generations of young men and women, and the changes that will be necessary as schools attempt to prepare students for the changing workplace of the next century. Topics, covered briefly, include the following: gender equity, gender stereotyping, the past, history of equity legislation, the present, student self-images today, the effects of stereotyping on young men, the future, workplace trends, job and occupation growth, women and nontraditional work, apprenticeship and training programs in Northeast Indiana, associate and undergraduate programs and postsecondary educational facilities in northeast Indiana, program locator for training and postsecondary education in northeast Indiana, graduate schools and changing curricula, and changing demographics and attitudes. (KC)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Attitude Change, Attitudes, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Females, Futures (of Society), High Schools, History, Job Training, Males, Nontraditional Occupations, Occupational Aspiration, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Indiana State Commission on Vocational and Technical Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Fort Wayne Women's Bureau, Inc., IN.
Identifiers: Indiana (Fort Wayne); Indiana (Northeast)