Youth Song of True Love—Sexuality Education Teaching Module
This teaching module of sexuality education is the theme school-based curriculum of health education for the 8th graders in New Taipei Municipal Ji-Sui Junior High School. By discussing current social situation and news events, students were guided to become aware of the problems of adolescent “premarital sex” and were taught to express their opinions of “love, sex and marriage” through situational teaching of watching films, to reflect and clarify the incorrect sex concepts, to become concerned about the possible negative consequences in the hope that they were able to make wise choice of love and sex, to have the concept and behavior of safety protection in sexual health, and to fulfill the autonomy of sexual health management. There were the 1st unit of 2 hours and the 2nd unit of 2 hours in the teaching module, teaching life skills including critical thinking, decision making, negotiation skills, and self-monitor and management. The teaching activities were designed to link with student life experience often happening in their life situation, using the methods of small group discussion, role play, group activity. Multiple assessment method was employed: quantitative questionnaire and the teacher’s observation on students’ class participation and daily behavior for their learning performance. Besides, evaluating students’ learning sheets in and after class may also examine the teaching effects, which can be the suggestions for future teaching. A pre-test and a post-test were used during the teaching of this module examining the student’s self-efficacy of life skills. The finding is that self-efficacy raised from 69.75% to 75.60%, and with a paired t-test, the self-efficacy of life skills, “critical thinking,” “autonomy of health management,” and “negotiation skills” reached significant progress. The levels of the students’ fondness of and benefit from this sexuality education program reached 85% above. Among the level of benefit, “healthily express love and intimacy” and “refuse unwilling sex invitation” were most beneficial to them.
|關鍵詞||生活技能、性教育、life skills、sexuality education|