ERIC Number: ED179754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
A Study to Identify Resources and Establish Guidelines for the Elimination of Sex Discrimination and Sex Stereotyping Practices in Vocational Education Programs. Final Report, November 1, 1978 through September 30, 1979.
Holder, Birdie H.
The purpose of this research project was to (1) identify vocational education program recruitment procedures and career counseling techniques which are free of sex discrimination and sex role stereotyping; (2) identify special remedial training requirements for nontraditional sex roles and develop for nontraditional programs appropriate procedures for scheduling, registering, and enrolling students; and (3) develop operational and implementation guidelines for elimination of sex bias and sex stereotyping. The project was conducted in five phases: reviewing literature to select survey instruments, selecting population to be surveyed, collecting and analyzing materials, developing guidelines and resources list, and conducting a second survey to compare the awareness levels of an experimental group with the control group to measure the effectiveness of the materials developed. Among the findings of the Attitude Toward Sex-Role Differentiation in Education survey was that counselors scored more liberal than the vocational teachers. Interviews with vocational educators indicated that all the teachers in their own area agreed that remedial help was needed for all nontraditional students entering their classes. (Appended material includes a proposal for the elimination of sex discrimination and sex stereotyping practices as they relate to vocational education, the survey instrument, and a resource file.) (LRA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Nebraska Occupational Needs Research Coordinating Unit, Lincoln.; Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Center for Business and Vocational Teacher Education.