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Malveaux, Shaleh Rene – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences of women high school principals to uncover challenges contributing to the underrepresentation of women in secondary school leadership. Moreover, this work is situated within the larger movement of educational leadership for social justice, with a focused application of a…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, High Schools, Disproportionate Representation
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Nyaruwata, Leonorah Tendayi – Distance Education, 2018
This paper presents the successes and challenges faced in implementing the dual-mode strategy in higher education in the context of feminist theory. Worldwide, women's universities have been established by governments and private organisations to involve women more fully in the country's economic, political and social activities. The establishment…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Success, Barriers, Mixed Methods Research
Chaffee, Rachel L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation study contributes to the research on filmmaking and identity development by exploring the ways that film production provided unique opportunities for a team of four girls to engage in science, to develop identities in science, and to see and understand science differently. Using social practice, identity, and feminist theory and…
Descriptors: Films, Science Instruction, Ethnography, Clubs
Lewinter, Jane Marincic – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Engineering has traditionally been and continues to be a male dominated profession. The National Academies' "Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing America for a Brighter Future (2005)" warns that in the long run, the United States might not have enough scientists and engineers to meet its national goals unless the number of…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Engineering, Qualitative Research
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Gouthro, Patricia A. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2019
This article explores the importance of sustaining a rich and vibrant discourse of theory to inform the practice of adult education. Beginning with a brief overview of factors that have shaped the development of theory in adult education, the article then explores reasons why educators may not spend as much time teaching and learning about theory…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Critical Theory
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Frazer, Elizabeth – Oxford Review of Education, 2011
Catharine Macaulay and Mary Wollstonecraft are linked by intellectual and political bonds; for both, education is a philosophical and political preoccupation in its own right, and also interacts with philosophical questions of morality, social power, theology, truth and human action. Macaulay's philosophical and political engagements with Hobbes,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Females, Reputation
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Guillard, Julianne – Gender and Education, 2016
As they say in social media, feminism is "trending"; feminist conversations, grassroots movements, and activism mark a fourth wave of feminist practice and theory defined by digital spaces. This article considers the effectiveness of using social media as both a course assignment and as a conduit for civic engagement. I analyse survey…
Descriptors: Feminism, Activism, Social Media, Mass Media Use
Brookins, Holly M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative study investigated the scarcity of females in the superintendency in the U.S. public school systems through the lens of the little-studied female assistant superintendent. Females remain underrepresented in the superintendency, with very little change in the last century. While 76% of the K-12 educators in the United States are…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Women Administrators, Disproportionate Representation, Metropolitan Areas
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Lidinsky, April – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
In this article, the author explains a high-impact role-playing pedagogy developed at Barnard College called "Reacting to the Past," which she uses to introduce first-year and general education students to feminist history, current feminist issues, and feminist pedagogy.
Descriptors: Feminism, Best Practices, Role Playing, Teaching Methods
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Anantharam, Anita – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2017
The idea of self-sufficiency resonates with feminist activists because the political thrust of the various movements for women's rights--beginning with Mary Wollstonecraft's plea for women's access to education in her famous "Vindication"--hinged on finding sustainable solutions to the stranglehold that social, political, and economic…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Food, Literature, Feminism
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Blackmore, Jill – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2013
Since the 1980s, there has been a burgeoning literature on women and educational leadership. The focus has primarily been on the underrepresentation of women in leadership informed by a feminist critique of the mainstream literature. Over time, key feminist theories and research have been appropriated in education policy and are now embedded in…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Leadership, Womens Studies, Women Administrators
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Baker, Ashley A.; Ryalls, Rmily – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Recent research on teaching focuses on integrating technology into the classroom (Chick and Hassel 197; Eisen 350; Eudey 233; Richards 6-7; Sargent and Corse 242; Schweitzer 188). In particular, instructors have developed online class spaces using social networking sites (e.g., blogs, YouTube, Twitter). Online spaces not only challenge the notion…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Electronic Publishing, Critical Thinking
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Blaikie, Fiona – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2018
Visual and cultural identities are situated in habitus, social theory on the body and clothing. Framed by narrative inquiry, girl method, and feminist research, I investigated the mean girl experiences of Grace and Hayley, who witnessed hostility alongside an exaggerated policed feminine sartorial aesthetic. White, middle and upper class, managers…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Cultural Influences, Social Influences, Human Body
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Yoshihara, Reiko – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
This study explores the processual identity formation of six Japanese women who gave up a job, turned to higher education, and became university EFL teachers in Japan. My research questions include: (1) How did they change their careers and become university EFL teachers? (2) Since they entered the university EFL teaching profession, how have they…
Descriptors: Females, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Yap, Melo-Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In feminist standpoint theory (FST), the marginal social status of women provides them a nuanced perspective; this particular standpoint of reality holds potential in producing knowledge that challenges and goes beyond the dominant point of view. Since it characterizes "relations between the production of knowledge and practices of…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Females, Womens Education
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