ERIC Number: ED163491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Eliminating Sex Bias in Textbooks and Educational Materials.
Kofke, Crystal L.
Prepared for those interested in providing nonsexist education, this guide offers information pertaining to sexism in textbooks and educational materials. Parts one and two contain a discussion of ways to identify forms of bias and provide guidelines for eliminating sex bias and for analyzing content and language usage in educational materials. Part three offers suggestions for the use of existing sex-biased materials, including a writing and rewriting exercise designed to help educators make decisions about the best way to handle sexism in materials, and suggested responses to the exercise. The guide also contains a list of selected resources about sexism. (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Colorado Univ., Denver.