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Alasfor, Khalid – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2021
To overcome a shortage of female faculty members for teaching female students in a gender-segregated educational system, Saudi Arabian universities have assigned male faculty members to teach female students through videoconferencing. However, female students often do not prefer videoconferencing, and it does not reach an optimal level of…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Student Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Distance Education
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Sameen, Shafaq; Farid, Aisha; Hussain, Muhammad Sabboor – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2021
This research yields a review on demotivation among students due to poor language skills resulting in less participation in classrooms. It provides code-switching, the alternating use of languages in the discourse, as a solution to this problem. It is mixed-method research in which the data was collected from university teachers and students on a…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Code Switching (Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Hess, Amie; Macomber, Kris – Gender and Education, 2021
Feminist classrooms employ a variety of teaching strategies that empower students and inspire equity and justice. In this paper, we argue that integrating student-made documentary filmmaking into the college classroom is a powerful and effective form of feminist teaching. Specifically, feminist pedagogy views students as knowledge creators and…
Descriptors: Film Production, Teaching Methods, Documentaries, Feminism
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Harford, Judith; O'Donoghue, Tom – Gender and Education, 2021
Historically, patriarchy has been as dominant in education in Ireland as elsewhere. In the Irish context, it was promoted through the male-dominated Catholic Church, which controlled either directly or indirectly the vast majority of education institutions in the country. This dominant hegemony was most powerful during the period…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Resistance (Psychology), Catholics
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Logan, Anne – History of Education, 2021
This article concerns the educational philosophy of S. Margery Fry (1874-1958) and its impact upon the design, organisation and functions of university residences for women in the twentieth century. According to Carol Dyhouse, Fry, the only woman on the University Grants Committee from 1919 to 1947, 'exerted considerable influence over the shape…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, College Housing, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Perkins, Linda M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
Historically, education has often varied by curriculum, access, and stature based on location, race, gender, economic status, religion, and time period. In addition, many educational institutions and much scholarly research have been significantly impacted by private foundation support. This essay discusses the politics of knowledge as it relates…
Descriptors: Educational History, Politics of Education, Gender Bias, Racial Bias
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Packard, Becky Wai-Ling; Solyst, Jaemarie; Pai, Anisha; Yu, Lu – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2020
While research has demonstrated the links between active learning and student success, lecture remains a dominant instructional method within introductory STEM courses. In this project, we used the strategy of enlisting peer mentors to develop and facilitate active learning modules within introductory computer science. First, we describe the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learning Modules, Student Developed Materials, Self Efficacy
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Ahlburg, Dennis A.; McCall, Brian P. – History of Education, 2020
This paper examines the impacts of co-residence (admitting women to men's colleges and men to women's colleges) at the University of Oxford beginning in the 1970s. Co-residence increased the representation of women undergraduates at Oxford to near parity with men; the representation of women in academic positions rose but not as substantially as…
Descriptors: Coeducation, Universities, Undergraduate Students, Females
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Hakami, Mohssen – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
The present study aims to explore Nearpod as a tool to promote active learning in higher education. In this study, Nearpod is regarded as a tool that can be used to enhance teaching and learning for those lectures provided by male instructors to female students at Sharoura College of Science and Arts, Najran University. Hence, the Nearpod is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Faculty
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Farmer, Laura Boyd; Robbins, Claire K.; Keith, Jennifer L.; Mabry, Challen J. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2020
Using interpretative phenomenological analysis, the researchers conducted a qualitative exploration of transgender and gender-expansive students' experiences of genderism while attending women's colleges and universities. Genderism is understood as prejudice or bias that results from a binary view of gender. Ten participants shared their…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, College Students, Student Experience, Gender Issues
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Ahmed, Rumana; Hyndman-Rizk, Nelia – Gender and Education, 2020
While expanding higher education is an important component of women's agency development, subsequent employment in the labour market remains an impediment to realising gender equality in many developing countries. In Bangladesh, while the rate of women's higher education completion has steadily increased, employment has not kept pace, resulting in…
Descriptors: Females, Empowerment, Case Studies, Stereotypes
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Winkle-Wagner, Rachelle; Forbes, Jacqueline M.; Rogers, Shelby; Reavis, Tangela Blakely – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Some campuses are exemplars for best practices for racial inclusion in higher education, and they offer a vital opportunity to understand how to better include Black students. This critical life story analysis of Black college alumnae who graduate from a historically Black, women's institution, Spelman College, demonstrates the importance of…
Descriptors: Females, African Americans, Alumni, Black Colleges
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Nasser, Sura Muttlak – Arab World English Journal, 2020
This study is descriptive quantitative research by using a test to collect the data needed. Iraqi English as a foreign language (EFL) students face difficulties in differentiating between using prepositions correctly. This study has been performed in the Department of English at College of Education for Women, University of Baghdad, to diagnosis…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Johnson, Shanina Sanders; Gaines, Michelle K.; Van Vleet, Mary J.; Jackson, Kimberly M.; Barrett, Cachetne; Camp, Davita; De Leon Mancia, Marisela; Hibbard, Lisa; Rodriguez, Augusto – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
Spelman College, a small (~2150 students) Black women's liberal arts college located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is dedicated to empowering women of African descent to become global leaders and change agents. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting abrupt and unforeseen campus closure, Spelman experienced pressure and urgency to…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Black Colleges, Single Sex Colleges, Womens Education
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Boskey, Elizabeth R.; Ganor, Oren – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
The growing visibility of transgender youth has led to increased attention on access to traditionally single-sex spaces--including those in higher education. One area that has sparked controversy is whether, and which, transgender students belong at women's colleges. To assess the current status of this issue, women's college policies around…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Higher Education, College Admission, Academic Persistence
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