Changing Role of Women in Education: Dialectic and Duality of the Organizational Power Ethos
- Sources of Organizational Power for Women: Overcoming Structural Obstacles. Smith, Howard L.; Grenier, Mary // Sex Roles;Jul82, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p733
The ability of women (and men) to achieve success within organizational settings depends on their understanding structural and behavioral dimensions of power. However, the increased emphasis on educating women in the behavioral methods (e.g., assertiveness, aspirations, politics) of acquiring...
- Power Bases of Faculty Supervisors and Educational Outcomes... Aguinis, Herman; Nesler, Mitchell S. // Journal of Higher Education;May/Jun96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p267
Reports that educational researchers have focused a lot of attention on the topic of power. Explanation about the selection of an academic program; Analysis of the importance of power in faculty-student interactions; What graduate education is frequently portrayed as; Definitions of power;...
- Positive experiences can come from not being in control. // Addiction Letter;Aug94, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p8
Opinion. States that positive experiences can come from not being in control. Western society's assumptions regarding the illusion of control; Peaceful balance of control and surrender.
- More women have college degrees. Long, Cynthia D. // Academe;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the increase in the number of women who have college degrees in the United States.
- Empowering young women through information literacy. Farmer, Lesley // Emergency Librarian;May/Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p17
Offers advice on how to empower women through information literacy. Role of teacher-librarians; Tasks related to gender equity in information skills; Using metacognitive process to help examine changing attitudes.
- Women's colleges and women's career attainments revisited. Stoecker, J.L.; Pascarella, E.T. // Journal of Higher Education;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p394
Assesses the influence of attending a women's--versus a coeducational--college on early career attainments of women. National sample of college students; Controlled for individual background traits and aspirations; Method, results, and discussion.
- Comment on `Women's Colleges and Women's Career Attainments Revisited.' Tidball, M.E. // Journal of Higher Education;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p406
Presents comments on the preceding article asserting that it disregards or does not accurately represent previous research concerning educational environments and their effects on students. Examples.
- NCES releases study on women's progress in education. // Reading Today;Oct/Nov96, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p25
Announces the release of `The Educational Progress of Women,' the fifth in the series of `Findings from The Condition of Education 1995,' from the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.
- College Women and the New Leisure. Morrow, Dwight W. // Vital Speeches of the Day;11/19/34, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p122
Comments on the college education of women in the U.S. as of October 1934. Role of education in the arousal of intellectual interests among youth; Contribution of education to family and society; Education as a tool to attain inner happiness.