ERIC Number: ED414867
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Achieving Gender Equity in the Classroom and on the Campus: The Next Steps. AAUW Pre-Convention Symposium (Orlando, Florida, June 22-24, 1995).
American Association of Univ. Women, Washington, DC.
The 51 papers included in this symposium proceedings address gender equity issues in higher education, as well as some of the current research and programming designed to advance the education of girls and women in K-12 and higher education. Papers focus on six topics: (1) higher education curricula and classroom strategies that promote equity; (2) authority, policy, and empowerment in higher education; (3) strategies to effect change in higher education; (4) the roles of self-image and self-esteem in achieving equity; (5) ways to encourage girls in math and science; and (6) equity issues in K-12 education. Individual papers cover issues such as: faculty governance; dyadic interactions; women and authority; the campus living environment; the equitable workplace; school-college research and curriculum intervention; women in graduate school; maternity leave policies; gifted girls; mathematics and science education for girls; electronic intergenerational connections; gender equity; student-centered classrooms; nontraditional recruitment and vocational education; reentry women and their spouses; career paths; male versus female career choices; educational experiences of disadvantaged women; skill standards; tenure, professional relations, and strategic choices; women's studies; nursing education; women's athletics and Title IX; multiculturalism; and women administrators. Included also are a conference agenda and a list of committee assignments. Appended are a list of papers proposed but not included, and a list of 1994-95 American Association of University Women college/university members. (Individual papers contain references). (CH)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Academically Gifted, Affirmative Action, Attitude Change, Business Education, Classroom Techniques, College Curriculum, College School Cooperation, Cultural Context, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Faculty Promotion, Feminism, Hidden Curriculum, Higher Education, Intergenerational Programs, Mathematics Education, Nondiscriminatory Education, Nontraditional Occupations, Nursing Education, Physical Education, Reentry Students, Science Education, Self Esteem, Sex Fairness, Student Adjustment, Teacher Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Assistants, Universities, Women Administrators, Women Faculty
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Univ. Women, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title IX