ERIC Number: EJ591002
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Exploring Gender Biases in a General Methods Class.
Quinn, Robert J.; Obenchain, Kathryn M.
Clearing House, v73 n1 p16-18 Sep-Oct 1999
Describes how students in a general secondary methods course responded to a gender-neutral exam question by consistently assuming that the student in the hypothetical scenario was male. Describes the follow-up class discussion, noting students' assumptions, defensive responses, subconscious decision making, and awareness/nonawareness of their own biases. Notes implications for teachers and teacher education. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A