ERIC Number: EJ485778
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Gender Issues in Education for Science and Technology: Current Situation and Prospects for Change.
Acker, Sandra; Oatley, Keith
Canadian Journal of Education, v18 n3 p255-72 Sum 1993
Prevailing explanations for the underrepresentation of females in mathematics, science, and technology in school and the workplace are reviewed, and disadvantageous features of higher education and the workplace are discussed. Educational innovation in the area of gender equity is considered, and questions are raised for further research. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cultural Images, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Futures (of Society), Gender Issues, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Nondiscriminatory Education, Research Needs, Science Education, Science Education History, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Stereotypes
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue titled "Against the Grain: Narratives of Resistance" (Suzanne de Castell, Ed.).