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ERIC Number: ED409773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 153
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7494-1618-1
Empowering Women in Higher Education.
Wisker, Gina
This book focuses on enabling and empowering women in higher education, and it draws both on research and experience with women-centered teaching and learning practices and professional development and training of women staff. The first section of the book concentrates on women students in higher education. Chapters include: "Women Students and Mature Women Returners: Needs and Development,""Curriculum and Change,""Women-Centered Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategies," and "Women's Studies Courses." The final chapter in this section includes several case studies revolving about issues such as institutional climate and practices of women's studies, Master of Arts programs, the student body, and undergraduate programs in women's studies. The second section focuses on staff development and training, and chapters include many suggestions and strategies for change and development. Chapters are: "Pyramids and Glass Ceilings: Women's Positions in Higher Education and the Management House,""Women as Managers,""Assertiveness, Confidence-Building and Positive Interactions,""Leadership Issues,""Women Chairing Meetings and Supervising Others," and "Managing the Balancing Act." (All chapters contain extensive references.) (CH)
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: First published by Kogan Page, Ltd., 1966.