ERIC Number: ED252493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Feminist Pedagogy and the Learning Climate. Proceedings of the Annual GLCA Women's Studies Conference (9th, November 4-6, 1983).
Loring, Katherine, Ed.; And Others
Keynote addresses and 13 selected conference papers are presented in these conference proceedings. The first keynote address, "Rethinking the Ways We Teach" (Barrie Thorne) is followed by "Black Studies/Women's Studies: Points of Convergence" (Johnella E. Butler), "Seeking Feminist Transformation of the Sciences and the Teaching of Science" (Kathryn Edwards), and "The Learning Climate and the Non-Traditional Student" (Sue Gordon-McCord). The next two papers, "The Best Feminist Criticism is a 'New' Criticism" (Geraldine Ruthchild) and "The Social Determination of Science: Some Implications for Women's Studies" (Stanley Bernstein) further examine feminist teaching methodologies. Papers related to the rethinking of social structures include "Bem's Gender Schema Theory" (Janet Hyde),"In Search of Excellence in Academic Libraries, or, Challenging the Henhouse Model" (Laverna Saunders), "Levels of Female Criminal Activity as a Correlate of Female Societal Power" (Yvonne Williams), and "A Comparison of the Movements Toward Equality in Yugoslavia and England" (Ellen Weisman). Papers in a section on life stories include "How Women and Men Write About Themselves (Less Differently Than You Might Expect)" (Catherine Lamb) and "Finding One's Way Through the Labyrinth: A Symposium on Women's Lives" (Penny Jameson, Linnea Brandwein Vacca, and Ann Kimble Loux). Finally, papers presenting an historical and literary perspective on marriage are "Ibsen's 'A Doll's House': A Directorial Perspective on Performing Nora" (Dwight Watson), "Response" (Carolyn J. Lancet), and "Marital Metaphors in the Judeo-Christian Tradition: A Feminist Critique" (Thomas E. Ludwig and Jane R. Dickie). A schedule of conference events concludes the document. (LH)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Black Studies, Crime, Educational Change, Females, Feminism, Higher Education, Marriage, Nontraditional Students, Scholarship, Science Instruction, Sex Bias, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Teaching Methods, Womens Education, Womens Studies
GLCA Women's Studies Program, 220 Collingwood, Suite 240, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Great Lakes Colleges Association, Ann Arbor, MI. Women's Studies Program.