ERIC Number: ED189459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
How to...Strategies for Sex Equity. "The Role of the Vocational Teacher".
Stiegler, C. B.
This monograph is designed to motivate and assist Kentucky vocational teachers in fulfilling their role in achieving sex fair vocational education. Section 1 describes the status of vocational education in Kentucky and the United States. These areas are covered: changing roles of men and women, composition of the labor force, undersupply of qualified workers for nontraditional occupations, enrollment figures, and summary of a sex bias analysis. The focus of section 2 is the vocational teacher's role in sex fair vocational education. Their responsibilities are discussed in terms of (1) diagnosticians who determine where the system/program/courses are now in terms of goals, identify where it/they want to be, and develop and prioritize alternative solutions and (2) strategists who develop, implement, and evaluate strategies to achieve sex fair vocational education. Section 3 presents six strategies and techniques to help teachers promote sex equity in their vocational programs and courses: Departmental Survey, Recruitment Techniques, Teaching/Learning Stretegies, Checklist for Materials Evaluation, Problem Situation Strategies, and Teacher Action Plan. Section 4 summarizes legislation concerning sex fair employment and vocational education. A list of sources for sex equity resource materials is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Females, Males, Nontraditional Education, Nontraditional Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Role, Student Placement, Student Recruitment, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Textbook Bias, Textbook Evaluation, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Northern Kentucky Univ., Highland Heights.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky; United States