ERIC Number: ED086773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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Sex Education in Perspective: Guidelines for Program Development and Implementation.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Curriculum Services.
This document is designed to assist schools and communities in: (1) exploring the subject of sex education; (2) developing an awareness of the student as a frame of reference for analyzing sex education and constructing appropriate educational programs; (3) developing an awareness of behavior and educational principles as a logical basis for analyzing sex education and developing appropriate educational programs; (4) developing learner based programs in human growth and maturation; (5) identifying the various responsibilities which the home, school and church have toward individual youngsters and groups of children with respect to human growth and maturation; (6) suggesting guidelines for program design, development and implementation based upon the needs of children, youth and adults; and, (7) offering suggestions for analyzing and evaluating the progress of a community in responding to the needs of its young people. The contents are organized in six units: (1) "The Subject is Sex--Or Is It?"; (2) "Learners and Their Processes of Growth and Maturation as a Basis for Designing Programs for Sex Education"; (3) "The Behavioral Aspects of Education as a Basis for Placing Sex Education in Perspective"; (4) "The Learning Environment of the student: A Guideline for Determining Who Should Act As the Teacher"; (5) "Designing a Curriculum Which Places Sex Education into Perspective Using the Learner as a Frame of Reference; and, (6) "Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation." (Author/JM)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Curriculum Services.
Note: Material for this publication was developed by Dr. Steven R. Homel