ERIC Number: ED186573
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Black Female Experience in America: A Learning/Teacher Guide.
Allman, Joanna; And Others
This book provides a guide for teaching and learning about the experiences of Black females in America, and particularly about psychosocial issues in Black female development. The guide is divided into topic units. "Black Women in History" contains lessons of Black women in slavery, in the twentieth century, and historical and contemporary role models. Learning activities on Black feminism and new roads to survival for Black women are presented in "Black Women: Maintaining Personal Power.""Relationships, Roles, and the Family Life of Black Women" are addressed in sections on Black sex roles, matriarchy, the Black male, and the strengths of the Black family. "Being Black and Female: Toward Healthy Development" focuses on physical and psychological health issues, counseling concerns, depression and suicide, hypertension and cancer, and research priorities for the study of Black women. Each section of the guide contains a lesson plan which includes an introduction, objectives, facilitator preparation, suggested learning activities, and a bibliography. Some sections are appended by readings, worksheets and additional learning activities. Suggested media resources are appended. (MK)
Descriptors: Black History, Black Studies, Blacks, Family Life, Females, Feminism, Health Needs, Individual Development, Learning Activities, Personality Development, Secondary Education, Sex Role, Womens Studies
Educational Development Center, 39 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02160 ($3.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Women's Educational Equity Act Program.
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville.
Note: Document produced by the Model Sex-Fair Training Program in Educational Psychology and Guidance. For related documents see CG 014 448-449 and RC 012 042.