ERIC Number: ED200740
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Review of Successful Equity Programs. Final Report. Product # 2.
Thomas, Susan; And Others
This publication contains descriptions of thirty-six successful projects developed in twenty states to identify, overcome, and eliminate sex bias and other discriminatory practices in vocational education. Projects include ongoing programs, policies, and procedures and strategies, such as learning modules, models, surveys, and sourcebooks. The projects, presented alphabetically by state, are described in the following manner: title, location, purpose, target group, change strategy, project summary, results, and comments. Representative projects include (1) Career Decision Making Guide for Adult Basic Education Teachers (Alabama), (2) Clinics for Administrators of Women in Occupational Education (Arizona), (3) Sex Equity and Vocational Education (California), (4) Displaced Homemaker Resource Center (Florida), (5) Elimination of Sex Discrimination in Home Economics Curriculum (Florida), (6) Assessment and Planning Guide For Eliminating Sex Bias and Role Stereotyping in Vocational Education (Georgia), (7) Sourcebook For Equal Goals in Occupations (Hawaii), (8) Expanding Nontraditional Opportunities in Vocational Education (Maryland), (9) Research to Eliminate Vocational Education Role Stereotyping Effectively (Project REVERSE, Michigan), (10) Expanding Adolescent Role Expectations (New York), (11) Training of Child Care Providers to Use a Nonsexist Approach to Child Development (Texas), and (12) Policies of the State Board for Vocational Education with Respect to Sex Bias and Sex Stereotyping (Virginia). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Change Strategies, Displaced Homemakers, Females, Home Economics, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Modules, Management Development, Models, Nontraditional Occupations, Occupational Aspiration, Policy, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Resource Centers, Secondary Education, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Surveys, Vocational Directors, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. School of Home Economics.
Note: For related documents see CE 028 424-429.