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Grant, Marquis C., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Equality and equity are often mischaracterized as interchangeable terms in public education. This may explain why efforts towards reform and restructure are often not met with any real measure of success. "Equity, Equality, and Reform in Contemporary Public Education" provides emerging research on the reformation of education curriculum…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Change, Public Education
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Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2008
As Filipina/o Americans comprise the largest Asian immigrant population in the United States, the experience of college-aged children of immigrants becomes an increasing concern at the university level. The purpose of this qualitative research investigation was to explore the ways Filipina American students negotiated their home environment and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Family Environment, Gender Differences, Immigrants
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Oplatka, Izhar – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: This paper seeks to set the stage for the exploration of female leadership in educational systems within developing countries by reviewing the current research on women in educational administration within developing countries and suggesting future directions for further research on this subject in non-western countries.…
Descriptors: Females, Comparative Education, Leadership Styles, Educational Administration
Rojas, Mary Hill; Thomas-Slayter, Barbara – 1991
These guidelines are intended to incorporate gender issues into university curricula, programs, and projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development (AID), while at the same time institutionalizing women in development and a gender perspective within the university structure. Universities provide a structure for the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Developing Nations
Wellesley Coll., MA. Center for Research on Women. – 1984
This directory contains summaries of the experience in curriculum change of 26 consultants who work to transform the liberal arts curriculum through the incorporation of materials on women, along with the names, professional titles, and addresses of each. (DB)
Descriptors: Consultants, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Females
McIntosh, Peggy, Comp.; And Others – 1985
This directory lists and describes projects at colleges and universities that are designed to integrate the work of feminist scholars into the higher education curriculum. The directory is designed to provide a support system among the coordinators of these programs by informing them of each other's existence and progress. The directory also is…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Females, Feminism
Wellesley Coll., MA. Center for Research on Women. – 1992
The educational experience of girls has been largely ignored in the current education debate in the United States. This absence does not mean that boys and girls have identical educational experiences in school. This report challenges the common assumption that girls and boys are treated equally in U.S. public schools by providing a synthesis of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Research
Schaalma, Deborah – 1989
The purpose of the study was to identify possible causes of gender differences in mathematics achievement. Educators need to be aware that gender differences may exist and encourage all students in the study of mathematics. Annotations of 38 articles and a glossary are included. It was concluded that affective factors are responsible for…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Educational Improvement, Females, Literature Reviews
Hopkins, Patricia – 1989
In order to interest women and minorities in science and teaching, a proposal by the Science Academy of Austin, Texas specifically recommended recruiting high school minority and female students as future science teachers, providing elementary students with opportunities to experience science, and increasing the number of women and minorities in…
Descriptors: Career Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
Useem, Elizabeth L. – 1990
Several studies of mathematics education have singled out the early and rigid ability grouping as one of the principal reasons for mathematics underachievement in the United States. Public schools in the United States engage in extensive sorting of students into sharply differentiated curricula by the end of sixth or seventh grade. This study…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education
Rothschild, Joan – 1988
Research, publications, and teaching about women in technology have been growing steadily. The level of interest and the number of courses seems to be high. This book attempts to analyze and synthesize curriculum experiences that apply new research on gender and technology to technology teaching. In fall 1985, a questionnaire and request for…
Descriptors: College Science, Females, Feminism, Higher Education
Bleier, Ruth, Ed. – 1986
This collection of papers explores the nature of contemporary science and attempts to further a view of science that is "different, better, feminist, and emancipating." Most of the papers were presented in their original form at a symposium, Feminist Perspectives on Science, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in April, 1985. Included are: (1)…
Descriptors: College Science, Females, Feminism, Higher Education
Thorpe, Judie M.; Benson, James A. – 1983
A study assessed the communication skills of practicing lawyers in order to determine whether they had needs that could be met by the speech communication discipline. Specifically, the study investigated (1) the importance lawyers attached to certain communication skills, (2) how proficienty they considered themselves to be in using those skills,…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Communication Skills, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs
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Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Nora, Amaury – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1996
Current admission criteria for graduate and professional programs are discussed, their validity in predicting graduate student success is examined, and a potentially more effective model for predicting the success of various student groups (women, minorities, older students) is outlined. Innovative admission criteria and procedures are also…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission Criteria, Adult Students, College Admission
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Griffiths, Morwenna – British Educational Research Journal, 1995
Reviews and describes different versions of feminism and postmodernism. Reviews the current debate about the challenges that the two sets of theories offer to traditional epistomologies. Concludes with suggestions about the influence of feminism and postmodernism on educational research. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Epistemology
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