Addressing Gender Issues in the Engineering Classroom
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 issues.
S. L. Murray et al., "Addressing Gender Issues in the Engineering Classroom," Feminist Teacher, University of Illinois Press, Jan 1999.
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Educational Environment; Educational Strategies; Engineering Education; Gender Issues; Higher Education; Science Education; Sex Bias; Student Behavior; Teacher Role; Universities; Sex discrimination; Teacher-student relationships
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