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Wickens, Corrine M. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
Drawing from sociological and economic analyses of gender and work, this column explores issues of occupational gender segregation, privilege, and devaluation. Comparisons are made with increased female achievement at all levels in postsecondary education. The questions are then raised: If cultural devaluation of women and activities remains…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
Borowska-Beszta, Beata – International Journal of Psycho-Educational Sciences, 2017
Prejudice and bias are described as an embarrassing phenomenon of research work in social sciences. They concern both quantitative and qualitative research. Authors working in both antagonistic paradigms such as positivist, post-positivist and constructivism, interpretivism generally point to the main patterns showing the aspects of bias. They…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Qualitative Research, Social Science Research, Research Design
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Lee, Jackie F. K.; Collins, Peter – Gender and Education, 2009
This paper examines the nature and extent of gender stereotyping, both linguistic and pictorial, in a set of 10 Australian English-language textbooks for intermediate learners. In order to determine how accurately the books reflect the status of women in contemporary Australian society a content and linguistic analysis was conducted, focusing on,…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Textbooks, Females, Linguistics
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Leder, Gilah C.; Forgasz, Helen J.; Jackson, Glenda – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Pedestrians were stopped in the street and asked about their views on the teaching and learning of mathematics and English for boys and girls. Many commented on the importance of teachers for both subject areas; some respondents self-identified as teachers. In this article we present findings on the gendering of mathematics and English and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Gender Differences
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Gürsoy, Esim; Özcan, Eda Nur – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2021
The number of ELT doctoral dissertations is growing every year, and these are great sources to spot the leading research trends and the research gaps in the field. Previous studies have been conducted to explore research trends in Turkey, accordingly journal articles and conference proceedings were examined. However, little research has aimed to…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kim, Han Sung; Kim, Soohwan; Na, Wooyoul; Lee, Woon Jee – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2021
As Information and Communication Technology (ICT) literacy education has recently shifted to fostering computing thinking ability as well as ICT use, many countries are conducting research on national curriculum and evaluation. In this study, we measured Korean students' ICT literacy levels by using the national measurement tool that assesses…
Descriptors: Computation, Thinking Skills, Technological Literacy, Gender Differences
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Farias, Priscila Fabiane; da Silva, Leonardo – Education Sciences, 2021
Although Brazilian governmental documents have conceived language teaching from a critical perspective, the recent scenario points to a backlash towards critical perspectives on teaching, which have been socially perceived as indoctrination. Since we understand critical pedagogy in additional language classrooms as a necessary emancipatory…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Fyffe, Loyd Richard; Hay, Ian – Education Sciences, 2021
Values are conceptualized as the standards individuals use to determine the status of events and actions and are considered to influence individuals' behaviours, reasoning, and perceptions. Based on a synthesis of six school-based student values enhancement programs, this paper reports on the development of the Children's Values Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Values, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Test Construction
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Macias, Angela; Stephens, Sophia – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
Race and gender are still large barriers for many professionals. These are compounded and complex issues. This article provides a review of literature on how race and gender impact the workplace. Additionally, comparison is made to the education field concerning race, gender, and leadership. Research indicates that race and gender have remained…
Descriptors: Salary Wage Differentials, Race, Barriers, Work Environment
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Vergés Bosch, Núria; Freude, Leon; Camps Calvet, Clara – Teaching Sociology, 2021
Service learning (SL) is growing in our universities and in Spain. However, still much action and research are needed with a gender perspective. This article aims to evaluate an SL project that consisted of workshops in schools on gender and technology. We evaluated the experience with a mixed-methods approach and a gender perspective. This…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Sociology, Gender Differences
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Dos Santos, Luis Miguel – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2020
This study investigated the sense-making process and career decision and development of male pre-school and elementary school teachers in the New England region in the United States through the perspective of Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT). Two research questions guided this study. First, why male teachers decided to join the pre-school and…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Males, Career Choice
Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention, 2012
This issue of "Issues in Prevention" focuses on gender-based violence prevention. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Preventing Gender-Based Violence: An Overview (Linda Langford); (2) Q&A With Amelia Cobb; (3) Denim Day at HBCUs; (4) Dear Colleague Letter; (5) ED Grants for Violence Prevention; and (6) Higher Education Center…
Descriptors: Prevention, Gender Differences, Violence, Crime
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Nortvedt, Guri A.; Buchholtz, Nils – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
In educational contexts, assessments may be designed to target students, preservice teachers, or teachers, either as individuals or as representatives of a group, and for a multitude of purposes. One key aim of assessment in mathematics education is to provide evidence that can be used to make decisions about or improve mathematics education,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods
Asio, John Mark R. – Online Submission, 2019
This descriptive study examines the reproductive health awareness of 100 randomly selected college students in selected private colleges in Olongapo City. The survey covered six basic and common reproductive health issues: maternal and child health, family planning, promotion of breastfeeding, adolescent reproductive health, prevention and…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health, College Students, Private Colleges
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Stasulane, Anita – Gender and Education, 2017
Gender is the central axis around which the transformation of radical right forces is taking place: a new type of movement is emerging which is not excessively masculine. Latvia is experiencing an increase in women's participation in the radical right, the Latvian National Front (LNF) being a vivid example. The development of the LNF was…
Descriptors: Females, Leaders, Politics, Foreign Countries
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