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Hillock, Susan, Ed.; Mulé, Nick J., Ed. – University of British Columbia Press, 2016
Until now there has been a systemic failure within social work education to address the unique experiences and concerns of LGBTQ individuals and communities. "Queering Social Work Education", the first book of its kind in North America, responds to the need for theoretically informed, inclusive, and sensitive approaches in social work…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Work, Caseworkers, Professional Education
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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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Zimmerman, Enid – Visual Arts Research, 1990
Suggests that a social action position is needed to effect desirable changes in theory and practice of art education. Compares five goals of multicultural education with three feminist approaches to art teaching. Discusses how art teaching should incorporate theories about feminist aesthetics, social change, and women's art history. (KM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art History, Consciousness Raising, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Winkelmann, Carol L. – Computers and the Humanities, 1995
Argues that the combination of collaborative writing and electronic resources can produce a reaffirmation of literacy as a social process. Utilizes feminist theory to equate the postmodernist assumptions regarding the indeterminate nature of language with democratizing influences. Describes a class project where students produced a collaborative,…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computational Linguistics, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Asher, Nina – Teachers College Record, 2005
This article argues for a decolonizing multicultural education pedagogy, which engages the interstices in-between, hybrid spaces that emerge at the intersections of different cultures, histories, and locations. It also examines how those who work for social transformation are implicated in the very systems and structures they are attempting to…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Race, Social Change, Racial Differences
Meiners, Erica R., Ed.; Quinn, Therese, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
With germinal texts, new writings, and related art, "Sexualities in Education: A Reader" illuminates a broad scope of analysis and organization. Composed of a framing essay and nine sections edited by established and emerging scholars and addressing critical topics for researchers and students of sexualities and education, the text…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sex Education, Citizenship, Intimacy
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Warren, Karen J. – Feminist Teacher, 1989
Critiques the mainstream curriculum as oppressive to women and identifies it as a feminist issue. Discusses how Peggy McIntosh's theory of curricular transformation addresses this issue and suggests ways to expand the theory to make it more inclusive and applicable to gender-resistant fields. Proposes viewing feminist curriculum transformation…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
Melenyzer, Beverly J. – 1991
This paper reviews the dominant theoretical framework espoused by feminist writers in order to gain a deeper understanding of the distinction between feminist groups on the question of empowerment within the higher education establishment. Feminists are described as falling into three groups--liberal feminists, radical feminists and social…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Feminism, Higher Education, Instruction
King, Kathleen P., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2009
This handbook is a much expanded version of the original Learning Activities Survey published by Dr. Kathleen P. King of Fordham University in 1998. Based on her ground breaking research in this field where she used a mixed methodology research approach to study transformative learning, the book will provide a model of research, firsthand…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Educational Research
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Disch, Lisa – PS: Political Science and Politics, 1991
Describes the evolution of feminist critical theory from a study of individuals' roles to the study of the interplay between gender relations and the institutional contexts within which they take shape. Surveys the writing of feminist theorists covering institutions, decision-making processes, cultural symbols, and everyday practices. (DK)
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Criticism, Feminism, Higher Education
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Hicks, Laurie E. – Studies in Art Education, 1990
Examines empowerment as an art education goal from a feminist perspective. Challenges Elliot Eisner's cultural capital theory, arguing that it disempowers students by homogenizing culture. Identifies three goals by which a feminist conception of art education celebrates cultural diversity and empowers students with personal autonomy and critical…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Expression, Context Effect, Critical Thinking
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Enns, Carolyn Zerbe – Teaching of Psychology, 1989
Reviews criticisms of traditional personality theories and describes alternative, more inclusive, theories that teachers should consider adding to their courses. Suggests that teachers expose students to theories respecting diversity, feminist approaches, theories stressing relatedness, and the reformulations of traditional theories. (KO)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developmental Psychology, Higher Education, Moral Development
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Stone, Lynda – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1996
Advocates a broader conceptualization of citizenship, relying less on Cartesian and Aristotelian precepts, and incorporating postmodern feminist political theory. Identifies three theoretical phases leading to this conceptualization: past for the present, difference out of sameness, and rationality to subjectiveness. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
Somekh, Bridget, Ed.; Lewin, Cathy, Ed. – SAGE Publications (UK), 2005
This book is intended as a resource and an indispensable companion to welcome educators into the community of social science research. While it is recognized that some methodological frameworks are incompatible with others, the overarching premise of the book is to indicate how a wide range of researchers choose a methodology and methods which are…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Research Methodology, Ethnography, Ethics
Madden, Margaret E.; Russo, Nancy Felipe – 1997
This essay examines the ways in which psychology, as a discipline, has been influenced by feminist scholarship in the field. Noting that feminist psychologists have challenged the assumption that psychological science is value-free, it cites ways in which values have affected psychological theory and method. The view that men's behavior is…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Instruction, Curriculum Development, Females
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