ERIC Number: EJ548216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching on the Edge: The Psychology of Sexual Orientation.
Bohan, Janis S.
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n1 p27-32 1997
Describes the development and execution of a course entitled, "The Psychology of Sexual Orientation," the purpose of which is to examine the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals in a thoughtful, scholarly, and informative manner. Course content addresses a broad range of issues including sexual norms, heterosexism, homophobia, and coming out. (MJP)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Anxiety, Change Strategies, College Instruction, Consciousness Raising, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Higher Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Labeling (of Persons), Lesbianism, Negative Attitudes, Outcomes of Education, Psychology, Sexual Orientation, Social Action, Social Bias, Stereotypes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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