Citations with the tag: WOMEN -- Education
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- 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.
Tidball, M.E. // 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.
- SMART CHOICES For Women Going BACK TO SCHOOL.
Morrow, Dwight W. // Women in Business; Jul/Aug91, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p13
Presents some considerations for women who have decided to go back to school, a continuation from a previous issue of `Women in Business.' Included are what kind of school: two-year, special-interest, training and vocational; Choosing a school. INSET: A student's life..
Morrow, Dwight W. // Youth Studies Australia; Winter1993, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p8
Presents developments related to girls' education in Australia. Debate over a proposal by the Australian Women's Education Coalition to open an all-girl high school in the Australian Capital Territory; Australian Education Council's recommendations to improve girls' education.
- Women's education in India: Problems and prospects.
Reddy, M.C. Reddeppa // Convergence; 1991, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p35
Focuses on various aspects of women's education in India. Includes problems encountered in the education of women; Includes social taboos and traditional belief; Low social status; Measures in eradicating illiteracy among women in India.
- Women's struggle against tradition in Bangladesh.
Sultan, Mainus // Convergence; 1994, Vol. 27 Issue 2/3, p79
Evaluates the impact of Islamic `Mullahs' and their resistance to women's education in Bangladesh. Women's struggle for literacy acquisition in Bangladesh; `Mullahs' opposition to women's literacy class; Role of the Friends in Village Development, Bangladesh (FIVDB).
- Let us look again at development, education and women.
Bhasin, Kamla // Convergence; 1994, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p5
Discusses the relevance of educating women to achieve development. Comments on the development of Third World nations; Necessity for literacy and education; Promotion of values through literacy primers and programs; Reasons for women being more equipped to save the world.
- Educating women for empowerment in Lesotho.
Lephoto, H. Manthoto // Convergence; 1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p5
Presents a study paper done in Lesotho on non-formal education and the role it can play in the empowerment of women. Levels of empowerment demonstrated by women in women-only courses; Need for change expressed by study participants; What non-formal educators need as indicated by study.
- Discussing women's reproductive health, religion, roles...
de Sousa, Isabela Cabral // Convergence; 1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p45
Researches a non-formal educational program in Brazil looking at women's religious affiliation, reproductive health, roles and rights as effective tools in empowering women. Aims of project; Features of the health education program; Findings.
- Non-formal education and empowerment of women: Insights...
Ellis, Patricia // Convergence; 1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p86
Presents an excerpt from a study done by the author on Non-formal Education and the Empowerment of Women carried out in four Caribbean Countries. What study was composed of; Findings of study.
- For an equitable pedagogy--Even in math.
Solar, Claudie // Convergence; 1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p62
Discusses an equitable pedagogy that provides women and girls with a grasp on their own destiny in relation to education.
- Women's educational initiatives in challenging macro structures: Possibilities and constraints.
Medel-Anonuevo, Carolyn // Convergence; 1996, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p14
Highlights the research project conducted by the UNESCO Institute of Education (UIE) that examines the relationship of education to women's initiatives. Creation of conceptual framework to analyze women's education at three levels; Impact of structural adjustment policies to women; Resurgence...
- The educational background of women working for women in Rio de Janeiro.
Cabral Felix de Sousa, Isabela // Convergence; 1998, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p30
Considers how different forms of education have shaped the interests of women working to help women in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Common finding among the women interviewed; Sources of gender awareness; Implications and recommendations.
- Where the girls are.
Sadker, David // Education Week; 9/04/96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p49
No abstract available.
- For better or worse, girls catching up to boys.
Viadero, Debra // Education Week; 06/24/98, Vol. 17 Issue 41, p5
Reports in June 1998 that the scores girls obtain in science and mathematics is almost as high as those obtained by boys in the United States. Contention that girls are also involved in drinking, smoking and using drugs; Basis of this contention; Details on a report published by the National...
- Moms help daughters stick to science.
Braus, Patricia // American Demographics; Aug93, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p18
Focuses on the importance for women of encouragement from family members on career choices related to science and mathematics. Increase in presence of women in science; Women as most likely to earn doctorates in life sciences and psychology; Entrance to science-related courses as a...
- Why women are getting smarter.
Bosanko, Deborah // American Demographics; Jun94, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p20
Cites the report `The American Freshman: National Norms for Fall 1993' published by the Higher Education Research Institute of UCLA Graduate School of Education. Statistics on college women's plans to take advanced degrees; Major fields of choice; Contact information for copies of the report.
- Should there be girls-only classes?
Bosanko, Deborah // Junior Scholastic; 3/10/95, Vol. 97 Issue 14, p20
Focuses on the benefits and disadvantages of girls-only classes. Learning differences between boys and girls; Bias of co-educational math and science classes towards boys; Underestimation of the abilities of girls.
- Changing subjects.
Redfearn, Suzanne // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 9/11/95, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p10A
Discusses why more female students are choosing to go to a field where few women have gone before. Relatively low number of women at the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) level; Effect of the minority status of women; Anticipated increase in female students with the corresponding increase in female...
- Women and literacy.
Miller, Jane // Raritan; Winter97, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p24
Discusses how social inequalities have combined with experiences of literacy to influence women's attitudes and behaviors as readers and writers. Reliance of women's attitudes on the dualities and conflicts embodied in family life and the uses of literacy in actual communities; Association of...
- My education.
Nelson, Morelet // Women & Environments; Spring90, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p23
Focuses on a Jamaican woman's quest for opportunities to improve her literacy. Skills needed while working as a domestic with a Canadian family living in Jamaica; Relocation with the Canadian family to Alberta; Correspondence courses in English and Math in Toronto; Goal of getting a Grade 12...
- Women's colleges and the women's movement.
Sharp, M.K. // Education Digest; Feb1992, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p18
Traces the history of the interrelationship between women's colleges and the Women's Movement. The move toward coeducation in men's colleges in the early 1970s; The impact of the equal rights amendment (ERA); Leadership commitment to women; Engaging women students in the life of an institution.
- Girls' school coalition.
Schroeder, K. // Education Digest; Mar1992, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p73
Reports that 55 independent day and boarding schools across the nation educating girls from preschool through grade 12 have joined forces as the National Coalition of Girls' Schools. Reasons for the establishment of the organization; Goals and objectives.
- Changing schools that shortchange girls.
Schroeder, K. // Education Digest; Oct92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p41
Cites findings from the AAUW Report on how schools shortchange girls and provides recommendations to form a base for a new an enlightened education policy that will ensure that this nation will provide the best possible education for all its children. Strenthen reinforcement of Title IX;...
- Participating in class.
Schroeder, K. // Education Digest; Oct92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p75
Offers ways teachers can encourage women to participate more in class. Make eye conctact with students; Use of names; Poll particular questions; Keep a teaching diary; Ask hard questions of both men and women; `Teaching Faculty Members to Be Better Teachers'; Others.
- Women and literacy world.
Miklos Jr., John // Education Digest; Dec96, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p40
Reports on the literacy among women. International recognition of problem; Guidelines for achievement of women's education; Education programs in Asia; Characteristics of a successful literacy program for women.
- `Unlearning to Not Speak': Adult educators and the female learner.
Massin, Terri // Adult Learning; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p30
Presents the author's conclusion that the field of adult education needs to be more fully challenged with regard to the realities and needs of women learners. How the feminists formed `consciousness-raising' groups; The juxtaposition of silence/speaking; What should adult educators do about the...
- Quality issues in informal women's education in the...
Scarlett, Chris; Winner, Annie // Adults Learning; Nov95, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p60
Discusses what constitutes women's education in relation to quality issues. Orthodoxy surrounding issues; Identification of ways to develop alternatives; Further information.
- Women in adult basic education.
Thompson, Phyllis // Adults Learning; Nov95, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p63
Discusses the issue quality in the service of basic education in adult women. Issues of quality; Implication of quality at various levels.
- Memo from Washington, D.C.
Adams, M. // Good Housekeeping; Apr91, Vol. 212 Issue 4, pB1H4
Reports on two organizations based in Washington, D.C. that are bringing to light the past inequities in advanced educational opportunity for women. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; American Association of University Women.
- Economists study women's education.
Alvarado, Angeles // Caribbean Business; 7/7/1994, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p30
Presents the results of a study entitled `Participation of Women in Science and Engineering in Puerto Rico,' sponsored by the University of Puerto Rico. Comparison of female graduates in the fields of science and engineering with the United States (US); Proportion of degrees in sciences,...
- University for poor women planned in Bangladesh.
Alvarado, Angeles // Feminist Teacher; 2002, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p191
Reports on the plan of an international coalition to open a university for poor women in Bangladesh. Recruitment of students from Asian countries; Accessibility of women in acquiring higher education; Offer of a liberal arts undergraduate degree to the women.
- USA: Girl Children Kept Out of School by Arab Parents.
Alvarado, Angeles // Women's International Network News; Winter96, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p76
Focuses on a news report titled `USA: Girl Children Kept Out of School by Arab Parents,' published in the December 10, 1995 issue of `San Francisco Chronicle.'
- Forum for African Women Educationalists--FAWE.
Alvarado, Angeles // Women's International Network News; Spring96, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p63
Features the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE). Background on the establishment of the group; Objectives; Scope of the group's activities.
- Education: The key to change.
Alvarado, Angeles // Women's International Network News; Spring96, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p84
Presents information on the number of girls attending primary schools in several countries.
Alvarado, Angeles // Women's International Network News; Spring97, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p81
Presents a graph illustrating international levels of women's educational attainment.
- Take a class--for the fun of it.
Alvarado, Angeles // Glamour; Oct96, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p171
Features women who returned to school just for the fun of it. Choices of courses include cooking, Bronze Age technology, bookbinding and music.
- The process and products of collaboration.
Ransome, Whitney; Moulton, Meg Milne // Independent School; Fall92, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p49
Chronicles the evolution of the National Coalition of Girls' Schools in the United States. Components of the Coalition's success; Program initiatives by the Coalition; Includes provision of consistent, ongoing implementation of Coalition projects; Quantification of the value of a girls' school...
- New Girls' Schools publications.
Ransome, Whitney; Moulton, Meg Milne // Independent School; Spring93, Vol. 52 Issue 3, The Reporter p12
Announces the National Coalition of Girls' Schools' Math and Science series of publications. Publications as an outgrowth of its Math and Science for Girls Symposium.
- Afghanistan: No girls over 8 to attend school.
Ransome, Whitney; Moulton, Meg Milne // Off Our Backs; Jul98, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p3
Reports on the closure of 100 private schools that educated girls in Afghanistan by the Taliban, the religious army that controls 85 percent of the country, according to reports in the June 17, 1998 edition of the `San Francisco Chronicle.' Findings of a survey conducted by international aid...
- Education: A global view.
Ransome, Whitney; Moulton, Meg Milne // Women's International Network News; Autumn97, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p73
Presents a graph showing the state of primary education for girls throughout the world. Sub-Saharan Africa; East Asia; Latin America-Caribbean; Middle East; South Asia.
- Women's ways of coping with continuing education.
Clouder, Lynn // Adults Learning; Feb97, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p146
Shows how to raise awareness among academic staff of the struggles of many women students coping with a journey through an educational process and the support may offer in order to make their journey less traumatic. How Sperling (1991) suggests that higher education has much to learn from...
- Educating Girls: Strategies to Increase Access, Persistence, & Achievement.
Clouder, Lynn // Women's International Network News; Autumn92, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p13
Presents the report `Educating Girls: Strategies to Increase Access, Persistence, & Achievement,' prepared by Karen Tietjen and edited by Cynthia Prather. Review of interventions, policies, programs and projects that have been implemented by governments, donors and other institutions to...
- Philippines: Education/training center for women planned.
Clouder, Lynn // Women's International Network News; Summer93, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p61
Reports on the plan for a national education and training center for women in the Philippines. Construction Manpower Development Center in Cavite's offer of construction management development programs; Comment from Senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani.
- Education of women the basis for African development.
Clouder, Lynn // Women's International Network News; Winter94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p53
Focuses on the role of women's education in heralding the development of Africa. Influence of women's education on the development process; Society's beliefs on the value of women's education; Role of an educated woman in the family and society.
- Nepal: Literacy and primary education for girls supported.
Clouder, Lynn // Women's International Network News; Winter94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p58
Focuses on support for government efforts in Nepal to increase literacy rates and promote education among girls. Statistics on primary school enrollment; Increase in women teacher training.