Citations with the tag: SINGLE sex colleges

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  • Case Studies of Women's Colleges That Have Remained Single Sex.
     // Challenged by Coeducation: Women's Colleges Since the 1960s; 2006, p173 

    An introductory section for succeeding chapters of the book "Challenged by Coeducation: Women's Colleges Since the 1960s," about women's colleges that have remained single-sex institutions is presented.

    Lefevere, Patricia // National Catholic Reporter; 11/8/2013, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p9a 

    The article reports that number of same-sex colleges in the U.S. have decreased to five including Mount Holyoke College, Bryn Mawr College and Barnard College after Georgian Court University announced its plan to become coeducation university in 2012 and also mentions other U.S. same-sex colleges.

  • Where the Girls Are.
    McDaniel, Thomas R. // Academic Leader; Jan2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p8 

    The article comments on how women are doing in college by providing research findings on female college students in coed institutions and by comparing them to those in all women colleges. According to the author, more women should be in women's colleges since female students there come out with...

  • War and the Woman's College.
    Hubbard, Grace A. // New Republic; 7/6/18, Vol. 15 Issue 192, p285 

    Comments on the influence of the conclusion of World War I on the increased public attention to the value of women's colleges in the United States. Examples of how college-educated women provided invaluable service in countries affected by the war; Forecasts of the direction to which women's...

  • Career and Family Outcomes for Women Graduates of Single-Sex Versus Coed Colleges.
    Hoffnung, Michele // Sex Roles; Nov2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9/10, p680 

    This study compares educational, career, and family outcomes by gender composition of college and race/ethnicity of women who graduated in 1993 from three selective U.S. colleges (two single-sex; one coed). It also compares these graduates' assessments of their college experience. The 60 White...

  • The Impacts of Common Interests and Single-Sex Situation on the Conformity Behavior of False-Memory Test.
    Huay-Ching Teo; Mein-Woei Suen; Pei-Wei Yu; Ka-Man U; Shih-Han Huang; Siang-Zih Lin; Hsin-Yu Tsai; Yun-Ru Chen // Advances in Psychology (21607273); Jan2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p146 

    Conformity is a common social behavior that occurs during a decision-making situation. Women seem to be more likely to implement conformity behaviors than men. The main purpose of this research is to investigate how conformity manifests in female group. That is, to explore how female conformity...

  • Self-efficacy in introductory physics in students at single-sex and coeducational colleges.
    Blue, Jennifer; Mills, Mary Elizabeth; Yezierski, Ellen // AIP Conference Proceedings; Jan2013, Vol. 1513 Issue 1, p78 

    We surveyed 88 students at four colleges: one men's college, two women's colleges, and one coeducational college. The questions, modified from Reid (2007), asked about in-class participation, how fulfilled they were by their achievement in their calc-based physics class, their attitude toward...

    Baker, Ashley // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 4/28/2005, Vol. 189 Issue 90, Special Section p29 

    Provides information on the fashion preferences of women students at single-sex universities and colleges in the U.S. Advantage of a single-sex environment for self-presentation by women via fashion; Role of politics in the styles of students at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts;...

  • 'Only Girls Who Want Fat Legs Take the Elevator': Body Image in Single-Sex and Mixed-Sex Colleges.
    Spencer, Bettina; Barrett, Caitilin; Storti, Gina; Cole, Mara // Sex Roles; Oct2013, Vol. 69 Issue 7-8, p469 

    Because women at single-sex colleges are constantly surrounded by other women with whom they can visually compare themselves, and because we believed that physical appearance-based social comparison would impact body ideals and self-objectification, we predicted that students at a women's...

  • The Future of Women's Colleges.
    Freedman, Mervin B. // Education Digest; Sep1963, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p38 

    The article focuses on the future of women's colleges in the face of rising demand for coeducation colleges in the U.S. The number of separate men's and women's colleges is declining from a the pre-World War II peak, and it appears that all but a very small share of colleges founded in the...

  • Professional Playing in London and Superior Cambridge Responses.
    GURR, ANDREW // Shakespeare Studies (0582-9399); 2009, Vol. 37, p43 

    The article discusses the rules of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge regarding women, which applied in the 17th century and lasted in some form until the 1980s. The universities were modeled on monasteries and the concept remained through the Reformation when the monasteries were closed....

    Solnick, Sara J. // ILR Review; Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p505 

    Using data on the anticipated and final majors of 1700 students at eight women's colleges and 818 female students at seven coed colleges, the author tests whether women at single-sex institutions were more likely than their counterparts at coed schools to remain in traditionally male-dominated...

  • The Case for Women's Colleges.
    Oeltjen, Holly // Women in Business; Nov/Dec91, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p16 

    Explains how women's colleges create self-confident women who achieve greater levels of success and yield many of today's women leaders. Why women succeed at single-sex schools; Leadership training at women's colleges; Confidence women's college-graduates; Famous women who attended women's...

  • Are Women's Colleges Still Necessary?
    Oeltjen, Holly // New York Times Upfront; 10/12/2015, Vol. 148 Issue 3, p23 

    The article presents two sides of a debate on whether women's colleges in the U.S. still have a meaningful role to play. Kathleen McCartney, president at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, says the number of applications to her college has increased for the past eight years, suggesting...

  • A Humanized Course in Mathematics for the First Year in a Women's College.
    Cowley, Elizabeth B. // Education; Oct1923, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p92 

    The article focuses on a humanized course in mathematics for the first year in a women's college in the United States. A brief history of the teaching of mathematics from 1865 to 1909 is presented. The interdependence of various departments is enhanced by asking the teacher of physics,...

  • Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College (Book).
    Wolf-Wendel, Lisa E. // JGE: The Journal of General Education; Apr2004, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p161 

    Reviews the book "Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College," by B.J. Bank.

  • Masturbation Practice Among Female University Students.
    Abdel-Mageed, Ahmed; Ibrahim, Sara; Omar, Shima // Ahfad Journal; Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p79 

    The article presents an overview of an investigation concerned with determining the magnitude of masturbation among female university students from mixed and unmixed universities. The investigation also aims to find out how masturbation is carried out, knowing the psychological and health...

  • The Trouble with Single-Sex Schools.
    Kaminer, Wendy // Atlantic; Apr1998, Vol. 281 Issue 4, p22 

    The article discusses women's schools in the United States. Background information on the formation of such educational institutions is provided. Statistical information on female college graduates is presented. Details on the increase of applications to women's schools are explored. The...

  • "That's So Gay!: Rethinking Writing Poetry in an All Male Secondary Classroom.
    Corso, Amy // International Journal of Learning; 2005/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p167 

    In the secondary classroom, encouraging the student to express himself honestly and creatively in a classroom can be an exciting and memorable aspect within the academic experience. As a female English teacher in all male school, I have discovered the process of teaching creative writing is to...

  • Randolph-Macon.
    Lanahan, Molly // 21st Century; Apr1999, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p32 

    The article presents information about Randolph-Macon Women's College in Lynchburg, Virginia. The college has dormitories for its students. Facilities of the college include a gymnasium, a pool and a cafeteria. The author suggests going to Randolph-Macon if its being an all-women school is not...

  • Extreme Makeovers.
    Scelfo, Julie; Milner-Fairbanks, Amanda // Newsweek; 11/6/2006, Vol. 148 Issue 19, p56 

    The article focuses on the limited number of single-sex colleges in the U.S., with three in Virginia. Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, seeks minority women and has the country's only all-female military cadet corps. Sweet Briar College employed a public relations company to recruit more female...

  • The Sex Composition of Selective Colleges and Gender Differences in Career Aspirations.
    Bressler, Marvin; Wendell, Peter // Journal of Higher Education; Nov/Dec1980, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p650 

    Selective single-sex colleges provide a more favorable environment than comparable coeducational institutions for influencing white, middle-class, academically capable under-graduates of both sexes—but particularly women—to disregard conventional occupational prescriptions based on...

    Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth // National Review; 8/1/1994, Vol. 46 Issue 14, p49 

    This article reflects on the provision of single-sex education in the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and The Citadel in the U.S. It states the reasons for supporting single-sex education for women. It provides the rationale behind the opposition of conservatives on allowing women to study in...

  • Breaking the Daisy Chain.
    Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth // Time; 4/12/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 15, p91 

    The article focuses on the single-sex colleges which banded together for fund raising in the 1920s as the Seven Sisters which include Mount Holyoke, Bryn Mawr, and Radcliffe. Mary Lyon, a teacher from Massachusetts, has said that the institutions, which were designed for the education of women,...

  • The Sex-Segregation of Fields of Study.
    Jacobs, Jerry A. // Journal of Higher Education; Mar/Apr1986, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p134 

    Analysis of national data on intended majors and degrees received and four major longitudinal studies of freshmen indicate a modest decline in segregation between the sexes in academic specialization during the college years - despite the attrition of women from mathematics and science. The...

  • Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College.
    McNamara, Tina // NACADA Journal; Spring2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1/2, p141 

    The article reviews the book "Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College," by Barbara Bank and Harriet M. Yelon

  • Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College.
    McNamara, Tina // Adolescence; Spring2005, Vol. 40 Issue 157, p225 

    Reviews the book "Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College," by Barbara J. Bank with Harriet M. Yelon.

    Rosen, Jeffrey // New Republic; 2/14/94, Vol. 210 Issue 7, p14 

    Examines a case regarding single-sex education involving The Citadel, a public military college for men in South Carolina. Argument that the exclusion of women from the Virginia Military Institute and The Citadel is harmful; Remarks from Carol Gilligan of Harvard University; Benefits of...

  • With No Boys to Ogle, We Had Time to Learn.
    Flowers, Christine // Newsweek; 10/24/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p26 

    Presents the author's view that single-sex education is a better academic system than coeducational systems. How her experience allowed her to concentrate on classwork and studies rather than dating; Distraction of having someone of the opposite sex in the same class; How single-sex education...

  • Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College/Reclaiming Class: Women, Poverty, and the Promise of Higher Education in America.
    Ropers-Huilman, Becky // NWSA Journal; Summer2006, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p223 

    The article reviews several books, including "Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College," by Barbara J. Bank with Harriet M. Yelon, and "Reclaiming Class: Women, Poverty, and the Promise of Higher Education in America," edited by Vivyan...

    Riley, Karen L. // American Educational History Journal; Spring2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1/2, p407 

    The article presents a discussion on the racial and gender definitions associated with co-education and examines how both played a role in the history of the Mary Washington College, now the University of Mary Washington, and Madison College, now James Madison University, throughout the...

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