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Mayo, J. B., Jr. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2016
This article is a commentary on the seven papers in this special issue of "Sex Education." A compelling theme interwoven throughout all the articles in subtle and explicit ways is the role that adults play in the lives of students, particularly in the ways in which adults impact how students enact and respond to the multiple…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Power Structure, Gender Issues
Fletcher, Trina Lolita – ProQuest LLC, 2017
African American and Black women are twice as likely to enroll in higher education in comparison to Black men. However, when it comes to engineering degrees awarded in 2015, only 24% of the Black recipients were women. A potential solution may be to introduce engineering to pre-college Black female students through extracurricular program. Being…
Descriptors: Females, Engineering Education, Single Sex Schools, Outcomes of Education
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Gonzalez, Taucia E.; Hernandez-Saca, David I.; Artiles, Alfredo J. – Educational Review, 2017
Student voice research is a promising field of study that disrupts traditional student roles by reorganizing learning spaces that center youth voices. This review synthesizes student voice research by answering the following questions: (a) To what extent has student voice been studied at the K-12 levels in the US? (b) What are the conceptual…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews
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Shaked, Haim; Glanz, Jeffrey; Gross, Zehavit – School Leadership & Management, 2018
The current qualitative study sought to examine how male and female principals enact their instructional leadership. Data were collected through 59 semi-structured interviews with 36 female principals and 23 male principals from Israel, and analysed in a four-stage process--condensing, coding, categorising, and theorising. Findings presented two…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Instructional Leadership, Semi Structured Interviews, Principals
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Gold, Dolores; Andres, David – Journal of Research and Development in Education, 1977
Examines the hypothesis that maternal employment relates to the development of children according to sex of the child and the social class of the family. More specific hypotheses are derived from D. B. Lynn's theory of sex-role identification (1969). (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Child Development, Data Analysis, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Guthrie, Marcelline Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In California women are underrepresented in the position of superintendent, yet are overrepresented in the field of education. The research questions for this study were (a) What are the processes used to hire superintendents? and (b) What are the processes when a woman is hired as superintendent? This research examined how organizational culture,…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Superintendents, Women Administrators, Organizational Culture
Estler, Suzanne E. – 1987
Efforts to understand the relationship between gender and school administration have usually focused on explaining the limited numbers of women administrators. Explanations of leadership style differences have stressed sex-role socialization theory, though some researchers suggest that the structure of power, opportunity, and social proportions in…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Competence, Elementary Secondary Education
Salomone, Rosemary C. – 2003
This book presents an argument for supporting single-sex education. It examines the history and politics of gender and schooling; philosophical and psychological theories of sameness and differences; findings on educational achievement and performance; research evidence on single-sex schooling; and the legal questions that arise from single-sex…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Evans, Karen – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1987
Reports the results of a pilot study which sought to determine whether research techniques associated with personal construct theory could be used with teachers and students to increase their awareness of sex-role stereotyping. States that this goal was achieved and recommends further use of this approach on specific sex-role stereotyping issues.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Hahn, Carole L. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1978
Sex role research shows that (1) some achievement differences are related to students' sex role perceptions and teacher expectations, (2) effects on students of textbook bias against females have not been clearly demonstrated, and (3) instruction designed to reduce sex role stereotyping has had mixed results. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Expectation, Research Problems
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Flake-Hobson, Carol; And Others – Family Relations, 1980
With increasing changes in the roles of men and women, it has become important to gain a clearer understanding of the factors that influence sex-role development. This article is directed to teachers and contains suggested activities that will assist students in gaining insight into the processes of sex-role development. (Author)
Descriptors: Androgyny, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials
Thompson, Spencer K. – 1981
Questions centered on the issue of how young children and others deal with gender and qustions focusing on gender development and developmental theory are posed. Numerous research findings bearing on the questions are reviewed. General topics addressed are the following: (1) classificatory discrimination of sex by physical cues, (2) gender…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation
This book on sex role stereotyping in the schools is divided into two parts. Part One concerns the school and the classroom, and addresses such topics as sexist language, biased textbooks, educational guidance, sex roles, politics, athletics, the counselor's challenge, and the curriculum. Part Two concerns the school and the community, and…
Descriptors: Bias, Classroom Environment, Counselor Role, Curriculum
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Fuehrer, Ann; Schilling, Karen Maitland – Journal of Social Issues, 1985
Recent developmental theories of sex differences in the valuing of social relatinships and individual achievement help in understanding the nature of sex discrimination in educational institutions. These theories also help to identify ways in which such discrimination may be eliminated. (GC)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Halpern, Diane F. – 2000
This book examines the science and politics of cognitive sex differences, reflecting theories and research in the area over the past several years. Eight chapters discuss: (1) "Introduction and Overview" (e.g., theoretical approaches, values and science, and terminology); (2) "Searching for Sex Differences in Cognitive…
Descriptors: Brain, Cognitive Ability, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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