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Human Sexuality--Sex Education Project: Section 2

Dr. Aaron New's human sexuality course--Sex Education Project (assignment)

Section 2

Sex Education in Schools (20 points)

This is a research section.  Follow these instructions:

(1)    Go to the Story Library homepage (click link below).

(2)    Go to StorySearch (click link below).

(3)   Enter “sex education” AND “curriculum” as your initial search terms.

(4)   Checkmark "full-text" and "scholarly" boxes.

(5)    Click Search. 

(6)    You need to search ONLY education-specific databases; watch the Prezi to learn how.

(7)    Select several appropriate articles to read about sex education in schools.

 After your research, summarize and synthesize your findings in 2-3 pages.  Consider questions like these: What is included in most curriculums?  How effective are they?  (How is “effective” defined?)  What are the advantages and disadvantages of an abstinence-based sex education?  What roles, rights, and responsibilities do parents have (or should have) in their child’s sex education at school? What are the current ethical, moral, or political dilemmas involved in sex education?  

Using StorySearch for articles

Prezi tutorial (click through to watch)--how to use StorySearch for articles on "sex education in schools."