ERIC Number: ED216090
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Bridging the Gap: Post Conference Report, 1981.
This report presents the proceedings of a conference on the integration of multicultural and nonsexist approaches into the home economics and industrial arts programs of elementary and secondary schools. The report contains keynote addresses, overviews of each Conference session, and many of the materials made available to conference participants. Topics discussed include strategies for developing multicultural and nonsexist programs for integration into home economics and industrial arts; educational approaches to preparing students for success in multicultural and nonsexist work environments; staff training; outreach programs to attract nontraditional students (defined as those who belong to minority groups, those who work in nontraditional occupations, or those who are disabled) to industrial arts and home economics programs; classroom support systems for nontraditional students; and instructional materials development. (MJL)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Home Economics, Industrial Arts, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Nondiscriminatory Education, Nontraditional Students, Sex Fairness, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Keynote addresses and overviews of the Iowa Conference on Multicultural Nonsexist Approaches to Home Economics and Industrial Arts Programs (Ames, IA, April 1981). Conference sponsored by the Midwest Sex and Race Desegregation Assistance Centers and Iowa State University.