ERIC Number: ED216162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Examining Materials for Sex Fairness: An Instructional Unit.
Devore, Mary Ann; Good, James D.
Compiled for use by Missouri vocational educators in the classroom or workplace, this instructional unit is the third of four designed to aid students and adults in assessing instructional materials and recognizing and/or correcting biased statements or illustrations. Its objective is for the participant to be able to examine materials for sex fairness and to recognize examples of sex bias. Materials provided include a unit and specific objectives, suggested activities for instructors and participants, list of instructional materials, unit references, information sheet(s), transparency masters, handout(s), and activity sheets. (Much of this unit's content is adapted from "Guidelines for the Creative Use of Biased Materials in a Non-Biased Way" by Women on Words and Images.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Behavioral Objectives, Instructional Materials, Language Usage, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Media Selection, Perception, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Student Attitudes, Textbook Bias, Textbook Evaluation, Transparencies, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Career and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: For related documents see CE 032 417-419.