Checklists for counteracting race and sex bias in educational materials
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Published by WEEA in Newton, Mass .
Written in English


  • Education, Bilingual.,
  • Racism in textbooks.,
  • Sex discrimination in education.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 31-32.

StatementMartha P. Cotera, compiler.
ContributionsCotera, Martha., Women"s Educational Equity Act Program (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18304941M

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Guidelines and checklists for evaluating and selecting curriculum materials to be used in bilingual/multicultural education programs are presented in this handbook. The central concern is to be able to eliminate materials that contain various forms of racial and sex bias or encourage undesirable race and sex-role stereotyping. Checklists for counteracting race and sex bias in educational materials. Newton, Mass.: Women's Educational Equity Act Program, U.S. Dept. of Education, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martha Cotera. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: Martha. Cotera. Research is used to develop and evaluate educational programs and materials, but if the research is biased, the information used in decision making is probably wrong. We need to be aware that race and.c,,,x bias can affect research, learn how to determine if bias is present, and, if it is, know how to minimize its effects.

Checklist as an expansion of Section 5: Fairness. What is Bias? Bias is the presence of some characteristic of a performance task that results in differential performance for two individuals of the same skill and achievement level but from different racial, ethnic, culture, gender, sexual. Sex and race disparities in early expulsions and suspensions may be associated Implicit bias refers to the automatic and unconscious stereotypes that drive people to behave and make decisions in certain ways.5 A report Education Longitudinal Study) have shown that Black students are rated as . Linguistic Bias: Words Count. Language can be a powerful conveyor of bias, in both blatant and subtle forms. Linguistic bias can impact race/ethnicity, gender, accents, age, (dis)ability and sexual orientation. Native Americans described as "roaming," "wandering," or "roving" across the land. 1. Omission: In spite of the fact that many excellent multicultural books are finally being published, omission continues to be one of the biggest problems in literature for young readers today. Exclusion is one of the most insidious and painful forms of bias; a group may be excluded from an entire collection, or from the books selected for use in a particular library, school district, school.

Disrupting Implicit Racial Bias and Other Forms of Discrimination to Improve Access, Achievement, and Wellness for Students of Color “More than 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education, the nation’s public school system has yet to fulfill its promise of equal educational. The results of educational research strongly influence education. Much research, past and present, is biased. It is necessary to understand that race and sex bias can affect research, to understand how to determine whether bias is present, and to know how to minimize its effects. Race and Bias Reading List and Media Joseph Barndt. Drs. Muller, Karani, and Palermo curate a collection books and works that address racism and bias. Explore this reading and media list on the Levy Library’s web page. Get this from a library! The hidden discriminator: sex and race bias in educational research. [Patricia B Campbell; Women's Educational Equity Act Program (U.S.)].