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Jenson, Jennifer; Rose, Chloe Brushwood – Gender and Education, 2003
Examines teachers' working identities, highlighting gender inequities among teachers, within school systems, and in society, especially in relation to computers. Highlights tensions central to teaching in relation to new technologies, emphasizing gender inequities that structure understandings of teaching. Documents how, for the teachers studied,…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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Dyhouse, Carol – Gender and Education, 2002
Examined gender issues and family role in higher education in the late 1930s. Surveys of 1930s college graduates highlighted why children, especially girls, wanted to attend college at a time when that was not standard; what role mothers played in sending them to college; and whether returns from such higher education could be evaluated. Overall,…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Family Influence, Gender Issues, Higher Education
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Peterson, Shelley – Gender and Education, 2002
Explored ways in which gender influenced students' choices in classroom writing, using data from students' writing, small group conversations, classroom observations, and teacher interviews. Generally, students attempted to maintain a widely recognized gender order in their talk about girls' and boys' writing. Students' writing choices were…
Descriptors: Femininity, Gender Issues, Grade 8, Masculinity
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Tsouroufli, Maria – Gender and Education, 2002
Explored Greek secondary school teacher-student classroom interactions, examining links between teachers' classroom behavior and ideas about gender and, to some degree, life experiences. Results indicated that teachers behaved differently toward boys and girls. Teachers' lack of awareness of gender as an important factor in education and teachers'…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Secondary Education
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Baxter, Judith – Gender and Education, 2002
Argues that post-structuralist discourse analysis has a strong contribution to make to feminist and educational research, examining how the use of feminist post-structuralist discourse analysis (FPDA) can be tricky. Highlights an ethnographic study of secondary school girls' and boys' speech in class. Suggests that FPDA can produce powerful…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Educational Research, Feminism, Gender Issues
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Kobayashi, Yoko – Gender and Education, 2002
Analyzed data from research on Japanese high school students' attitudes toward learning English to investigate female students' more positive attitudes toward English learning. Girls' attitudes toward English were affected by a composite of Japanese social and educational elements (e.g., characterization of English as a woman-dominant choice at…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
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Thompson, Rachel; Holland, Janet – Gender and Education, 2002
Illustrates the contradictory consequences of female individualization by exploring young people's imagined futures and analyzing "lifelines" collected during longitudinal research on young people's transitions to adulthood. While there are areas of consensus (hetero-normative goals of marriage and children by age 35), traditionally…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Heterosexuality
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Reynolds, Michael; Trehan, Kiran – Gender and Education, 2001
Develops a proposal for learning from the differences that are present in the milieu of postgraduate programs based on a participative design. Using examples of students' and teachers' experiences with difference, it describes the "classroom as real world" as a basis for understanding differences. Explores tensions teachers may encounter…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
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Riddell, Sheila; Baron, Stephen; Wilson, Alastair – Gender and Education, 2001
Discusses the gendered experiences and lifelong learning opportunities of people with learning difficulties (LD). Notes theories of late modernity, their use by feminist and disability studies theorists, and their relationship to a learning society. Using case studies, argues that the identities of people with LD are not chosen freely from many…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities
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Sharp, Bob – Gender and Education, 2001
Examined the Scottish Mountain Leader Training Board's training and assessment scheme for mountain leaders, how people progressed through the scheme, why they entered and left, and how men and women viewed particular aspects of the scheme. Surveys indicated that there were gender differences in occupational status, in the way men and women used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leaders, Leadership Training, Sex Bias
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James, Pauline – Gender and Education, 1999
Describes an action research study among preservice teachers in an educational psychology course in which resistance to learning associated with a particular working class masculinity appeared to be overcome. Resistance apparently developed because some activities and content of the preservice program threatened an occupationally constructed…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Feminism
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Marshall, Judi – Gender and Education, 1999
Explores teaching gender to management students, mainly those working toward Masters in Business Administration degrees. Introduces a gender awareness approach and illustrates it with two examples of "doing" gender using multiple associations of that term. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Business Administration Education, Gender Issues, Graduate Students
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Jones, Liz – Gender and Education, 1996
Discourses surrounding the notion of femininity are explored through two stories told in the play of three 4-year-old girls. The author considers whether it is possible to reconcile different discourses about femininity in the classroom and whether one can generate alternative discursive practices. (SLD)
Descriptors: Females, Femininity, Play, Preschool Children
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De Jean, Jillian; Upitis, Rena; Koch, Corina; Young, Jonathan – Gender and Education, 1999
Presents a case study of the experiences of six girls with the "Phoenix Quest" (PQ) computer game and compares the responses of 41 boys and 57 girls to the same game. PQ was designed to explore language and mathematics in ways appealing to girls. Celebrating and challenging a female protagonist was important to girls. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Games, Females, Language Arts
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Harrison, Lyn – Gender and Education, 2000
Uses data from an evaluation of a high school sexuality education program to examine gender relations and production of difference. Participating schools incorporated teaching and learning that normalized sexual diversity and explored HIV-related discrimination and homophobia. Discussion of gender, power, and menstruation and heterosexism and…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Females, Foreign Countries, Health Education
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