ERIC Number: ED375755
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
What Do Women Students Want? (And Need!). Strategies and Solutions for Gender Equity.
This paper argues that sexism and gender discrimination remain a significant problem in elementary, secondary, and higher education, and offers specific educational strategies and solutions to help overcome such inequalities. The paper explores female socialization and stereotyping, along with the real physiological and psychological differences between males and females that affect learning and academic performance. It examines research on discrimination in elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education, along with the effects of such discrimination. The paper then offers 70 specific strategies and solutions to curricular, cultural, methodological, evaluation, counseling, and staff development problems faced by schools and colleges. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education, School Counseling, Sex Bias, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Sexism in Language, Socialization, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Womens Education
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper prsented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Women Symposium "Gender Issues in the Classroom and on the Campus: Focus on the 21st Century" (Minneapolis, MN, June 1993).