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Pileggi, Victoria; Holliday, Joanna; de Santis, Carm; Lamarre, Andrea; Jeffrey, Nicole; Tetro, Maria; Rice, Carla – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
It is within the overlap of three gaps in the literature on feminist classrooms (lack of initiation, student representation, and evaluation) that the authors situate this paper. In conceptualizing this paper, they wanted not only to describe a context from which others can consider their own present or future offerings of feminist,…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Interdisciplinary Approach, Feminism, Transformative Learning
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Costello, Lisa A. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article the author will discuss mentoring as a collaborative, feminist endeavor that is a critical part of being a feminist teacher. The author advocates for a culture change on campuses about how we see mentoring; it has to become a required academic structure that not only helps increase teaching effectiveness and student success, but…
Descriptors: Feminism, Mentors, Females, Equal Education
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Page, Amy Dellinger; Davison, Elizabeth; Dale, Jessica Pittman – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
With the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act in 2013, exposés about Title IX investigations (e.g., University of Virginia, Florida State University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), and the #MeToo campaign, there is renewed media focus on the topic of sexual assault on college campuses and in the wider culture.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Violence, Sexual Abuse, Civil Rights Legislation
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James, Katie; Paino, Maria – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
Emotional labor refers to the process by which workers manage their emotions to align with organizational rules (Hochschild, 2012). In the classroom, the discussion of emotional labor was found to be a contentious issue, with students debating the validity of the concept and/or not understanding its relationship to status. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Self Control, Employees, Teaching Methods
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Silva, Janelle M. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
Since the 1960s, women's centers on college campuses have provided a wide variety of resources. Unfortunately, not all colleges and universities house women's centers, despite the need for such spaces for their students. In this article, Janelle M. Silva describes a senior seminar grounded in feminist pedagogy and community psychology principles…
Descriptors: Community, Psychology, Feminism, Teaching Methods
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Madden, Meredith – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
This study examines the pedagogical experiences of fourteen graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) across academic disciplines at a large private university in the Northeastern US. The participants in this study represent a small, focused group of GTAs who hold progressive social justice commitments and share pedagogical philosophies anchored in…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Social Justice, Educational Philosophy
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Godbee, Beth; Novotny, Julia C. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2013
This empirical case study aims to identify how graduate student women mentor each other when tutoring writing and, through doing so, assert their right to belong in the academy. Much existing literature on feminist mentoring emphasizes the need for better mentoring for women, whether in work or school environments, in current or future faculty…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Graduate Students, Females, Womens Education
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Alexander, Susan M.; Sapra, Sonalini – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2013
College professors, including those in women's studies, are increasingly implementing pedagogical methods that include online social networking tools such as YouTube, Facebook, Friendster, Del.icio.us, blogs, etc., to enhance face-to-face discussions in the classroom. The sharing of up-to-the-minute information on a site that students are already…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Social Media, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education
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Noblitt, Lynnette S.; Zeigler, Sara L.; Westbrook, Miranda N. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2011
Given substantial evidence of sex discrimination in the legal profession and the role of attorneys and judges in perpetuating gender stereotypes, educators have an obligation to prepare female students for the challenges they will face, educate students of both sexes about the role of bias in litigation, and seek to mitigate the influence of…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Lawyers, Judges, Role
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Bondestam, Fredrik – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2011
Feminist pedagogy implies performing some kind of feminist teaching practices, while at the same time contesting the very possibility of performing such practices. One needs to start out from the assumption that only what cannot be foreseen will enable one not just to overcome resistance to feminist knowledge and teaching but also to make such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Pierce, Gloria – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2010
Gender Issues in Counseling is a popular course in a master's program in counseling at a university in a diverse metropolitan area. An objective of the course is to examine contemporary technoconsumer culture and its institutions (such as multinational corporations and corporate economic imperatives) through an ecofeminist lens that views both the…
Descriptors: Feminism, Student Attitudes, Masters Programs, Metropolitan Areas
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Wink, Donald J.; Ellefson, Julie; Nishimura, Marlynne; Perry, Dana; Wenzel, Stacy; Choe, Jeong-Hye Hwang – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2008
The course studied in this article is a result of a multi-campus effort to provide instruction in science content to pre-elementary education majors in ways that are appropriate to their needs as persons and as future K-8 science educators. The authors focused on The Chemical World, a four-credit hour course. The authors observed student…
Descriptors: Education Majors, Preservice Teachers, Elementary Education, Student Characteristics
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Trousdale, Ann M. – Feminist Teacher, 1992
Presents results of an examination of the portrayal of teachers in picture books. Reports that most teachers are represented as female, often nameless, and almost always smiling. Expresses concern over some stereotypes found. Suggests that more attention should be paid to these books because of the power of literature to shape readers' perceptions…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Females
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Frazier, Christina L. – Feminist Teacher, 1989
Describes how an Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) education and prevention program was introduced into schools in a midwestern low incidence community by first educating parents about AIDS through a presentation program before community groups. Describes the presentation format and the major goals of the program. (RW)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Parent Role
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Patten, Stan – Feminist Teacher, 1988
Examines 11 randomly selected English handbooks to determine the currently published guidelines for avoiding sexist language. Reveals that major differences exist among these handbooks when dealing with equality in language and suggests that feminist teachers exert leadership when selecting handbooks. Ranks five handbooks from offensive to…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, English Instruction, Feminism, Higher Education
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