ERIC Number: EJ1039956
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
Opening the Discussion through Challenging Companion Meanings and Pedagogical Approaches That De-Center
Rosser, Sue V.
Cultural Studies of Science Education, v9 n2 p433-439 Jun 2014
Many aspects of the paper "What if we were in a test tube?: students' gendered meaning making during a biology lesson about the basic facts of the human genitals" intrigue and warrant further exploration. This forum will focus on two particular areas: (1) An expansion of the companion meanings by examining how they resonate with themes forwarded by other feminist scholars who critiqued biology and reproduction. (2) A proposal of some pedagogical approaches that might provide solutions to de-center the prioritization of heterosexual male genitals and of facts over complexities in science.
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