ERIC Number: ED217804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: N/A
Follow-up #1: Higher Education for Women in the 1980's, May, 1982. (San Jose, California, February 19, 1982).
San Jose State Univ., CA.
Followup materials from the 1982 conference "Higher Education for Women in the 1980s," held at San Jose State University, California, are presented. The contents include observer's comments (Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi); progress reports (Renee Kogel, Judith Stanley, Ruth Hafter, Pearl Oliner, Jane Gurko, and Lowell Walter); summaries of panels, a statement announcing the conference, seven cases of institutional racism/sexism (Chuc Kemesu), and an article on the status of women's programs at California State College, Stanislaus. The conference was designed to empower representatives from all Northern California campuses to initiate changes necessary to ensure that the State University System is responsive to the needs of women and will prepare those women for socially useful careers. The conference panels covered the following topics: improving student services, diverse teaching methods, a variety of delivery systems for higher education, and integrating the study of women into the curriculum. Suggestions are reiterated concerning: providing services to reentry students, providing adequate child care for students, dealing with sexism and racism on campuses, and recruiting women into science. Attention is also directed to: factors that affect reentry women, the dynamics of communication in the classroom, differences between men and women that can carry over to the classroom, some differences between men and women teachers, correcting poor teaching methods, alternative delivery systems that may improve access to higher education, and flexible scheduling of classes. A conference program guide, which includes the names of individuals involved in the planning of the conference is included. (SW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Jose State Univ., CA.