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Stevenson, Sheryl – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Proposes a method for teaching about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by using poetry written about the disease. Identifies specific anthologies as resources and reviews the literature. Says poetry addresses AIDS-inspired fears and helps reshape negative attitudes and homophobia. Suggests that it also enhances prevention-oriented public…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Anthologies, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Cultural Influences
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Wagner, Christine – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Examines the literature on women's experiences in the military and the Veterans Administration. Places special emphasis on women who served in Vietnam. Finds the amount of literature minimal compared to information available about male experiences. Argues that the available literature is a useful teaching tool that illustrates discrimination…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Blacks, Females, Feminism
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Coburn, Carol K. – Feminist Teacher, 1988
Reviews the history of arguments opposing coeducation in the university setting. Traces the arguments chronologically in order to detect patterns and processes. Concludes that, although the Victorian fears of association between males and females are no longer accepted, our patriarchal institutions remain intact in higher education. (KO)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Bibliographies, Coeducation, Educational Discrimination
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Pritchard, Sarah M. – Feminist Teacher, 1988
Focuses on the use of computer services for research, policy, and teaching about women in all settings. Reviews developments in the following categories: large general databases, specialized databases, the work of the National Council for Research on Women, the use of automated library catalogs, microcomputers and software. Makes predictions…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Trends
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Ford, Mary J.; Millward, Robert E. – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Reviews research that refutes stereotypes regarding women's administrative abilities. Claims that sex-role stereotyping excludes women from public school administration. Explores the possible positive impact on administrative job opportunities for women created by the National Association of Secondary School Principals' Assessment Center. (NL)
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Selection
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Berila, Beth – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2006
Given the emphasis on education and consciousness-raising that pervades many environmental justice movements, it seems inevitable to draw parallels between feminist pedagogy and environmental justice. Both environmental justice issues and feminist pedagogy address intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, and nation; both combine…
Descriptors: Ideology, Sexuality, Feminism, Environmental Education
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DiGiovanni, Lee Woodham; Liston, Delores D. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2005
Because elementary education is predominantly made up of women, it is interesting that not much research in the field has been conducted with an inherently feminist perspective. Lisa Goldstein notes that developmental psychology has been the theoretical foundation for early childhood education--an irony, especially considering the pervasiveness of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Females, Elementary Education