Teaching about Sex and Sexualities in Higher Education

Edited by Susan Hillock

© 2021

Teaching About Sex and Sexualities in Higher Education argues that much more can be done, in terms of teaching about sex and sexuality in higher education. This edited collection provides key information on professional training and support, and acts as a crucial resource on sex, sexuality and related issues in higher education. While celebrating diversity, this book consists of expert contributors who discuss key concepts, debates, and current issues across disciplines to help educators teach in this subject area and improve curriculum content.

Primarily geared towards assisting instructors, this collection aims to provide adequate and appropriate sex education training, knowledge, and opportunities so that students may explore complex personal and emotional issues, reflect on their attitudes about sex, build skills, and develop confidence, in order to feel more comfortable with helping others, when they are eventually working in their respective fields.

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  • Page Count: 336 pages
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Informed by a social justice lens, and featuring Canadian content and context, this edited multi-disciplinary book looks at current trends in the teaching of sexuality in higher education, including sexual well-being, positivity, diversity, mutual consent. focuses on the teaching of sexuality in higher education.

Teaching about Sex and Sexualities in Higher Education

Edited by Susan Hillock

© 2021

Teaching About Sex and Sexualities in Higher Education argues that much more can be done, in terms of teaching about sex and sexuality in higher education. This edited collection provides key information on professional training and support, and acts as a crucial resource on sex, sexuality and related issues in higher education. While celebrating diversity, this book consists of expert contributors who discuss key concepts, debates, and current issues across disciplines to help educators teach in this subject area and improve curriculum content.

Primarily geared towards assisting instructors, this collection aims to provide adequate and appropriate sex education training, knowledge, and opportunities so that students may explore complex personal and emotional issues, reflect on their attitudes about sex, build skills, and develop confidence, in order to feel more comfortable with helping others, when they are eventually working in their respective fields.

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Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Susan Hillock is an associate professor of Social Work and a faculty member in the Departments of Social Work and Graduate Studies Education at Trent University.
  • Table of contents

    Preface – Susan Hillock
    Introduction- Let’s Teach About Sex
    Susan Hillock

    Section 1- Current Debates and Hot Topics
    Susan Hillock

    1. Don’t Ask/ Don’t Tell: Sexuality(ies), Instructor Disclosure, and Trigger Warnings in the Classroom
    Susan Hillock

    2. Restoring Indigenous Sexuality
    Carrie Bourassa, Betty McKenna, Miranda Keewatin, Sadie Anderson, Marlin Legare, Mikayla Hagel, Danette Starblanket, Jen Billan, & Cari McIlduff

    3. Teaching Sexual Consent
    Terry Humphreys
    4. What About The Boys: University students Learning About Sexual Consent-talk From Youth in Northern Ontario”
    Jennifer L. Johnson

    5. The Down Low on Getting Down: Reframing Problem-focused Narratives by Focusing on Sex-positivity and Desire-based Education
    Amie Kroes

    6. Transgender Experiences in Healthcare – Addressing Challenges While Teaching Compassion in Higher Education
    Colleen McMillan, Mike Lee-Poy, & Carys Massarella

    Section 2- At the Margins: Diverse Voices And Perspectives
    Susan Hillock

    7. What’s the big deal? A Roundtable Reflecting on Queer and Feminist Porn Studies
    Laine Zisman Newman, Sarah Lima, Stuart MacLeod, Oreoluwa Adara, & Imogen Tam

    8. Past Practices: How to Think About Sex Historically
    Elise Chenier

    9. Queering Masculinity in Early Childhood and Higher Education Classrooms: Gendered Regulation and the 'Double-Bind' of Queer Masculinities
    Adam W. J. Davies

    10. Working With Muslim LGBTQ Service Users: Assessing and Locating Supportive Care and Teaching Practices
    Maryam Khan
    11. Sexuality and Aging
    Lorna Guse and Hai Luo

    12. Uncertain Subjects: (Un)Teaching Pain(ful) Sexualities, Power, and Pedagogy
    Renee Dumaresque

    Section 3- Practical Applications and Recommendations
    Susan Hillock

    13. Sex & Gender in the Classroom: Lessons From (and For) the Front Lines
    Heather Peters

    14. The Pitch: Teaching Sexuality at Multiple Levels
    Nick J. Mulé

    15. Sexual Health Education for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disability
    Shaniff Esmail, Meg Tronson, & Sheena Churla

    16. Teachable Moments: The Intersections of Disabilities and Sexualities
    Michelle Owen & Baden Gaeke Franz

    17. Supporting Service Users’ Sexuality: Teaching Best Practices to Social Work Students
    Gary Christopher Sterling- Murphy & Rick Csiernik

    18. Conclusion: Can We Just Stop Faking It: Real Talk About Sex and Sexualities In The Classroom
    Susan Hillock

    Contributor Bios
    Appendix A
    Appendix B
    Appendix C

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