ERIC Number: ED404466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Gender Bias: Recent Research and Interventions.
New Jersey Research Bulletin, n22 Spr 1996
This annotated bibliography lists 14 publications about recent research on gender bias and interventions to reduce gender bias in schools. The bibliography is divided into two sections: current research and intervention. The first includes descriptions of studies examining the following topics: gender bias in U.S. schools and its effects; identification of gender bias in teaching evaluations; relationship of imagery and visual literacy to gender bias; gender inequality in the workplace; role of computers in the classroom and workplace in perpetuating race, class, and gender inequities; gender bias in introductory computer science classes at two universities; differences between gender and other types of bias in schools; effects of gender bias on girls' development; and gender bias as it appears in curriculum materials in elementary and secondary schools. Included in the second section are the following publications: career/life planning curriculum for females in grades 5-12 and males in grades 5-8 that is designed to correct gender bias; teacher's guide introducing techniques for recognizing and eliminating bias in educational materials and instruction; description of a course in gender socialization for change agents; an article outlining promising practices fostering diversity; and a paper outlining a six-phase model for developing female-friendly science programs. Contact information for four sources of career equity assistance is listed. (MN)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Choice, Career Planning, Change Strategies, College Programs, Computer Science Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays, Females, Higher Education, Intervention, Research Reports, Sex Bias, Teacher Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Office of Bilingual Education and Equity Issues.
Authoring Institution: Montclair State Univ., Upper Montclair, NJ. Career Equity Assistance Center for Research and Evaluation.