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Murray, Susan L.; Meinholdt, Connie; Bergmann, Linda S. – Feminist Teacher, 1999
Examines three factors contributing to the perceived hostility toward women on university campuses dominated by science and engineering programs. Considers student resistance to direct instruction on gender issues and strategies for overcoming their resistance. Describes two courses that successfully used project-based learning to raise gender…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Strategies, Engineering Education, Gender Issues
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Barnard, Ian – Feminist Teacher, 1993
Describes reactions by college students to an antihomophobic classroom pedagogy. Asserts that homosexual and bisexual students need to see themselves represented in the classroom. Presents a 30-item selected bibliography addressing this issue. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Lesbianism
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James, Joy – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Presents a course on gender, race, and class developed at a White, midwestern university. Describes critical theory objectives through which students learn to analyze racism, sexism, and classism, and construct a model based on their analysis. Includes class assignments, projects, and activities. (NL)
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Critical Theory
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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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McDavid, Alex – Feminist Teacher, 1988
Illustrates some of the main points of a Master's Degree project in which an introductory college course in women's studies for men is developed. Provides discussion topics with an extensive list of resources for each topic. (KO)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, College Curriculum, Feminism, Higher Education
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Rakow, Lana F. – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Discusses difficulties of overcoming classism, racism, and sexism in the classroom. Addresses hostile reactions by white male students, silencing and marginalization, and the "inappropriate other"--a minority or female in the traditionally white male role of professor. Stresses that gender and race are inseparable parts of identity,…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Communication Problems, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Feminism
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Poster, Carol – Feminist Teacher, 1997
Argues that there are special problems associated with designing and teaching a course about authors outside of the literary canon. Traces the development of a course on Victorian women writers from initial development difficulties to final thoughts on restructuring the syllabus. Notes works used in the course. (DSK)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Feminism, Gender Issues
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Stanovsky, Derek – Feminist Teacher, 1997
Explores the possibilities and implications of poststructuralist feminism for the practice of feminist teaching. Reflects on the experience of a man occupying the position of male-feminist teaching about feminist philosophies. Approaches the issues by examining three speech situations from a poststructuralist position: "speaking…
Descriptors: Feminism, Gender Issues, Higher Education, Males
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Harwood, Natalie – Feminist Teacher, 1992
Describes the sex bias present in a Latin text. Suggests some classroom activities to correct the biased view presented in the texts. Includes exploration of careers open to women in classical times, looking up Latin words for women, and rewriting reading lessons to contain a female character. (DK)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Language Teachers, Latin
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Burnier, DeLysa – Feminist Teacher, 1992
Asserts that courses in public administration provide special challenges for feminist instructors because men and women do not always have the same career opportunities or experiences. Describes the content and teaching procedures of a Principles of Public Administration course designed to consider women's issues. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Educational Strategies, Government Employees
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Hogsett, Charlotte – Feminist Teacher, 1993
Discusses the historical background of Bloom's Taxonomy. Asserts that the Taxonomy contains elements of sex bias. Describes Women's Ways of knowing along with a comparison of the perspectives and implications of both approaches. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Concept Formation
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Demaray, Elyse; Landay, Lori – Feminist Teacher, 1990
Outlines a course designed for undergraduate sophomores and juniors that examines racial and sexual stereotypes as portrayed by women writers of the Harlem Renaissance. Questions the canon that has excluded Black women writers from interpretations of the Harlem Renaissance. Explains the course's three themes: sexuality, passing (for white), and…
Descriptors: Authors, Black History, Black Literature, Black Mothers
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Bailey, Gerald D.; Burden, Paul R. – Feminist Teacher, 1988
Discusses the rationale for including sex equity issues in teacher education programs. Describes efforts at Kansas State University to develop materials for courses in the elementary education program. Suggests 10 ways that other institutions can include sex equity issues in programs of teacher education. (KO)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary School Teachers, Higher Education, Instructional Materials
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Koepke, Mary – Feminist Teacher, 1988
Describes the efforts of the Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS) to establish non-sexist mathematics instruction through the workshop "Math for Girls" which stresses creative problem solving and the creation of a department (EQUALS) that facilitates teacher education in non-sexist mathematics instruction. Provides information concerning…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Females, Mathematics Achievement
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Bleich, David – Feminist Teacher, 1989
Maintains that sexism is the foundation on which all other forms of oppression are built. Discusses a classroom exercise in which 150 first-year students at Indiana University, Bloomington, write an essay describing a conversation with someone about homosexuality. Analyzes student essays in terms of what they reveal about the link between sexism…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Feminism, Higher Education, Homosexuality
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