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ERIC Number: ED378147
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Dec
Pages: 92
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Equity in Physical Education: A Training Module.
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. Office of Curriculum Services.
This module assists school district personnel in training educators to investigate sex bias in physical education classrooms and to promote gender equity throughout secondary physical education programs, based on Alaska's sex equity law. The module offers learning objectives, teaching methods, time requirements, learning activities, lists of resources needed, trainer information sheets, and handouts. Contents include: exploration of issues of sex equity and physical education; effects of stereotypes in physical education; historical and legal framework of equity issues for physical education; myths and special problems related to sex equity and physical education; decline of women and minorities in athletic coaching, officiating, and administrating; preparation of lesson plans to promote equity; and regulations for individual school districts. Handouts include a sex-role stereotyping exercise, a sheet on changing attitudes, hypothetical cases of sex bias, a quiz on the myths and realities about girls in sports, typical problems associated with equity in physical education, and guidelines on evaluating athletic programs for sex bias. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. Office of Curriculum Services.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska