ERIC Number: ED238519
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Decisions about Language. Student Guide. Fair Play: Developing Self-Concept and Decision-Making Skills in the Middle School.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee.
This unit, one of six which comprise the Fair Play program, allows middle school students to compare and analyze male and female language. The Fair Play program is a series of student and teacher materials the purpose of which is to help students expand their female or male self-concepts, increase their decision-making skills, and improve their academic achievement by changing their stereotypic attitudes toward particular content areas. This student guide contains 20 lessons organized into four parts: (1) basic principles of language and its effects on people; (2) differential treatment of males and females in written language; (3) examination of verbal and nonverbal communication of males and females; and (4) practice in making personal and group decisions. The lessons include learning activities for individuals and groups, discussion items, and evaluation exercises. (DC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Communication (Thought Transfer), Decision Making Skills, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Group Activities, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Language, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Units of Study
Education Development Center, Women's Educational Equity Act Publishing Center, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02160.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee.