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Ch 11: Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 11: Sexuality and Gender

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The Sexuality and Gender chapter of this Glencoe Understanding Psychology textbook companion course helps students learn about gender roles and issues, human sexuality, sexual disorders, and issues in sexual orientation. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Sexuality and Gender textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Understanding Psychology Sexuality and Gender chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the sexuality and gender topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Gender roles in society
  • Sexism
  • Diversity issues in the workplace
  • Sexual harassment issues
  • Gender differences: nature vs. nurture
  • The impact of gender differences on social development
  • Human sexual anatomy and physiology
  • Sexual response phases
  • Sexual behavior and masturbation
  • Sexual orientation
  • Transsexuality
  • Violence against women and men
  • Influences of sexual harassment and abuse on adolescent development
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Sexual dysfunctions

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10 Lessons in Chapter 11: Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 11: Sexuality and Gender
Sexism: Gender Differences and Contexts

1. Sexism: Gender Differences and Contexts

Sexism and gender differences can be seen in several different contexts within most modern societies. This lesson covers institutional sexism in four general areas: the workplace, family life at home, politics, and the military.

Diversity Issues in the Workplace: Discrimination, Sexism, Ageism & More

2. Diversity Issues in the Workplace: Discrimination, Sexism, Ageism & More

As our world gets smaller, each workplace becomes more diverse. Understanding how to work with individuals from different backgrounds is important for a successful organization. We will address diversity issues in this lesson

Sexual Harassment and the Hostile Work Environment

3. Sexual Harassment and the Hostile Work Environment

Sexual harassment is a very real and sensitive issue in the workplace. In this lesson, we will discuss sexual harassment, what it means and what it can do to the work environment.

Gender Differences: The Nature Versus Nurture Debate

4. Gender Differences: The Nature Versus Nurture Debate

Are boys better in math and science courses than girls? Are girls better at activities like dance? Gender stereotypes are abundant in society. Are these stereotypes based on real differences or perpetuated opinions? This lesson focuses on gender differences and the influence of nature versus nurture.

Understanding the Impact of Gender Differences in Social Development

5. Understanding the Impact of Gender Differences in Social Development

How does one's gender impact behavior and interactions with others? Research has shown that men and women interact differently in social settings and society has ideas for what is appropriate male and female behavior.

Human Sexual Anatomy & Physiology: Major Features & Functions

6. Human Sexual Anatomy & Physiology: Major Features & Functions

This lesson provides an important overview of the major male and female reproductive structures, functions, and hormones. We'll learn about everything from semen and testosterone to estrogen and the vulva.

Violence Against Women and Men: Definitions & Gender Differences

7. Violence Against Women and Men: Definitions & Gender Differences

Some types of crime are especially painful due to their personal nature. This lesson discusses three forms of violence, including sexual assault, rape, and domestic violence. Definitions, basic statistics, and a discussion of gender differences are provided.

Influences of Sexual Harassment and Abuse on Adolescent Development

8. Influences of Sexual Harassment and Abuse on Adolescent Development

Amid the changes of adolescence, some teens struggle with sexual harassment. Watch this lesson to find out more about the types of sexual harassment, including sexual abuse and sexual bullying, and the effects they have on adolescents.

Sexually Transmitted Infections: Types, Transmission, Symptoms & Treatments

9. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Types, Transmission, Symptoms & Treatments

This lesson will teach you about three major bacterial and three important viral sexually transmitted diseases, what problems they cause, and how they are treated.

What Is a Sexual Dysfunction? - Definition, Phases & Types

10. What Is a Sexual Dysfunction? - Definition, Phases & Types

What happens when an otherwise healthy adult can't enjoy sex? In this lesson, we'll look at the four phases of sexual activity and sexual dysfunctions that can occur in each phase. In addition, we'll look at some common causes of sexual dysfunction.

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