A Survey of Five Sex Education Methods
The study showed that Adolescents that reported healthier home relationships had significantly more sex education at home. Fathers that reported healthy home relationships were more involved in the sex education of their children. Mothers on the other hand, reported that sex education at home had no correlation to healthy home relationships. The paper approves that the Abstinence Only method of sex educations focuses on teaching programs that advocate abstinence from premarital sex and increased respect towards themes regarding sex. It has found many advocates among private educational and religious institutions that subscribe to the notion of chastity and purity before marriage. The study used questionnaires before and after the said programs to determine if there was any change in the students’ outlook towards sex.
This report makes a conclusion that as the body of knowledge regarding learning theories and media efficacy regarding education increase, so will the methods for the dissemination of sex education issues. Each of the methods discussed above will claim to be effective in some way, each affected by the biases, belief system, and culture of the intended audience. The studies conducted and the data gathered regarding such alleviates some of the burden from the readers mind when considering the implications of these methods. With the data thus gathered regarding the various sex education avenues mentioned, it becomes easier to put these methods into perspective for future reference and use.