ERIC Number: EJ546619
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Confronting Heterosexism in the Teaching of Psychology.
Simoni, Jane M.
Teaching of Psychology, v23 n4 p220-26 Dec 1996
Presents a rationale for making the psychology curriculum more inclusive of gay and lesbian issues. Reports on a survey of current psychology textbooks that indicates inadequate coverage and segregated treatment of the topic of homosexuality. Provides instructional suggestions to correct these omissions and biases. (MJP)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Content Analysis, Educational Discrimination, Educational Environment, Educational Experience, Higher Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Humanistic Education, Instructional Improvement, Intellectual Disciplines, Lesbianism, Psychology, Role of Education, Social Bias, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A