ERIC Number: ED366769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Sex Equity in Postsecondary Vocational/Technical Programs: A Resource Manual.
Teddlie, Jessie; And Others
This manual presents ideas and methods for vocational personnel to use in informing male and female students about future trends and needs for equity in the work force through education and training. The following topics are discussed: the persistent equity challenge and changing labor force/family demographics; the gender equity awareness process (traditional attitudes, effects of gender bias, change agents/strategies); planning (understanding legislative intent; needs assessment; suggestions for administrators, counselors, and instructors; administrative support; identification of areas of desired impact; obtaining resources; coordination with contracted equity specialists); career development (roles of the gender-fair counselor and gender equity coordinator, resources, career assessment, instructor and administrator roles); strategies for improving sex equity in vocational-technical programs (counselor roles, curriculum development, strategies, curriculum materials/ideas, activities); resources; and joint planning (discrimination; coordination, linkage, and joint planning; barriers to coordination; planning steps/processes). Included in the section on resources are a list of 24 agencies; contacts for 17 Texas sex equity projects; and annotated lists of 148 books/articles, 9 films, and 112 videos. A glossary, effective practices identified in a 1993 workshop, group workshop activities, and examples of strategies field-tested by a panel of experts are appended, and 28 references are listed throughout the manual. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Development, Career Guidance, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Planning, Coordination, Counseling Techniques, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Equal Education, Learning Activities, Linking Agents, Nondiscriminatory Education, Nontraditional Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Resource Materials, Sex Fairness, Teacher Role, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Div. of Community and Technical Colleges.
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton.
Identifiers - Location: Texas