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Bogdan, Deanne – ADE Bulletin, 1989
Ruminates on and analyzes the author's experiences in teaching the first course in women's literature and feminist criticism at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Asserts that the course brought to consciousness the author's femininity, feminism, and a new understanding of feminist criticism. (MM)
Descriptors: English Instruction, Feminism, Higher Education, Literary Criticism
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Barker, Andrew P. – English Journal, 1989
Describes an approach to incorporate feminist inquiry into the American literature course. Asserts that this approach creates a learning situation responsive to the needs and interests of all students. (MM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Literature Appreciation
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Graebner, Dianne Bennett – Reading Teacher, 1972
An examination of school reading texts and their adjustment--or lack of it--to changing life styles. (MM)
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Feminism, Reading Materials, Sex Discrimination
Howes, Elaine V. – 2002
This book aims to show readers the results that can occur in secondary science classrooms when students' interest and curiosity about science are brought firmly to the center of the curriculum. In particular, the book demonstrates how girls can become more interested in learning science when such topics as pregnancy, childbirth, or sexism in…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Gender Issues, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction
Schiebinger, Londa – 1999
This book features a history of women in science and an assessment of the role of gender in shaping scientific knowledge which poses the questions: (1) Do women do science differently? and (2) How about feminists--male or female? It is argued that science is both a profession and a body of knowledge, and how women have fared and performed in both…
Descriptors: Feminism, Gender Issues, General Education, Science History
Barton, Angela Calabrese, Ed.; Osborne, Margery D., Ed. – 2001
The essays in this book draw from current debates concerning schooling and the need for liberatory education; the social construction of science and identity; and systems of race, class, and gender oppression and domination. These works aim to pose such questions as: (1) How can we shape practice and curriculum to address the needs of diverse…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Alanen, Leena – 1992
This study examines ways in which the "child question" is a problem for contemporary sociology, and specifies concepts by which childhood might be understood as a modern social phenomenon. The study first examines insights of the feminist movement and academic feminism. Conceptual and methodological insights of feminist research,…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Children, Early Experience, Feminism
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Condit, Celeste Michelle – Argumentation and Advocacy, 1989
Examines the journalistic analysis of the 1988 Presidential Debates from a feminist perspective in order to identify the revisions needed in the debate process. Provides historical background of feminized power and adversarial advocacy. (MM)
Descriptors: Debate, Feminism, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role
Hult, Joan – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1976
Intercollegiate athletics should focus on the individual participant in her primary role as a college student, not follow the men's model of "nothing counts but victory." (MM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Feminism
Hood, Mike – 1989
The idea-centered freshman composition program at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina, functions not only to meet the immediate needs of freshmen writers, but also to promote the aims of liberal education. The program has three interrelated goals: (1) to engage freshmen writers in "college thinking," defined as giving…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Freshman Composition, Higher Education, Holistic Evaluation
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Nelson, Claudia – Children's Literature in Education, 1990
Examines A. A. Milne's "Winnie the Pooh" as a treatise on gender roles in middle-class English society. Explains how each of the animal characters becomes an archetype to describe the effects of the patriarchy on the individual. (MM)
Descriptors: Characterization, Childrens Literature, Feminism, Literary Criticism
Zurmuehlen, Marilyn, Ed.; Thunder-McGuire, Steve, Ed. – 1993
This collection of doctoral student research papers begins with a biographic dedication to Marilyn Zurmuehlen. The papers and their authors are introduced in brief discourse by a faculty mentor (mentor's introduction). Articles include: (1) "Feminism < > Dialogic Interaction < > Research (Miriam Cooley), introduced by Elizabeth J.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art History, Chinese Americans, Computers
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Sharpe, Patricia; And Others – College English, 1990
Examines Black men's negative responses and White women's positive responses to works by Black women writers. Suggests that by trying to understand how and why the works by Black women writers affect readers, readers can begin to strip away their own ethnocentrism, racism, and sexism. (MM)
Descriptors: Black Literature, Blacks, Characterization, Ethnocentrism
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List, Karen K. – Journalism Quarterly, 1989
Examines eighteenth-century periodical literature published in Philadelphia to explore the major shift of women's roles in the United States during the period following the American Revolution. Notes that independence remained a male prerogative in periodicals, while women's issues and movements toward self-realization were ignored. (MM)
Descriptors: Eighteenth Century Literature, Females, Feminism, Periodicals
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Waxman, Barbara Frey – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 1989
Argues that survey courses can teach students about values underlying syllabi and show that literary interpretations are political. Suggests four ways to change the survey course syllabus, and discusses the effects of these changes on classroom discussions. Emphasizes the need to undermine the patriarchal authority of the traditional literary…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College English, Educational Change, Feminism
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