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All students are required to be familiar with and adhere to the “Academic Honesty Policy Procedures” delineatedin the most recent edition of “The Cat’s Tale”. (http://www.uvm.edu/~dosa/handbook/).
Accommodations will be provided to eligible students with disabilities. Please obtain an accommodation letter from the ACCESS office and see one of the instructors early in the course to discuss what accommodations willbe necessary. If you are unfamiliar with ACCESS, visit their website athttp://www.uvm.edu/access to learn
more about the services they provide. ACESS: A-170 Living Learning Center, University of Vermont,Burlington, VT 05405. PH: 802-656-7753, TTY: call 711 (relay), Fax: 802-656-0739, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org,Instant Messenger: UVMaccess. General office hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday throughFriday. Call to make an appointment.
Required and/or recommended readings:
Required textbooks –Sadker
David and Myra and Karen Zittleman, (2009)
Still Failing at Fairness,
Simon and Schuster.Recommended readings- American Association of University Women.(1998). Gender Gaps:Where Schools Still Fail Our Children.Washington, D.C.: AAUW Educational Foundation American Association of University Women. (1995). Growing Smart: What’s Working for Girls in School.Washington, D.C.: AAUW Educational FoundationCheckley, K. (1996). “Reducing Gender Bias in School.” Educational Update. 38, 1Greenberger, R.S. (1999, May 25). “Justices Say Schools Could Be Liable When Students Are SexuallyHarassed.” Wall Street Journal, Section A, p.3.Harris, Lewis and Associates. (1993) Hostile Hallways: the AAUW Survey on Sexual Harassment in America’sSchools . AAUW Educational Foundation.Kelly, Kevin, and LaVerne Jordan. “Effects of Academic Achievement and Gender on Academic and SocialSelf-Concept: A Replication Study,” Journal of Counseling and Development 69 (November - December 1990),pp, 173 - 77.Kerr, Barbara. (1985)
Smart Girls, Gifted Women
. Columbus, OH: Ohio Psychology Publishing Co.Mason, Cheryl, and Jane Butler Kahle. (1988) “Student Attitudes Toward Science and Science-RelatedCareers: A Program Designed to Promote a Stimulating Gender-Free Learning Environment,” Journal of Research in Science Teaching 26:1, 25 - 39.Miles, J.B. (1999). “ Technology and Gender Bias” Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 91, (3), 75-76.Piper, Mary.(1994)
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Souls of Adolescent Girls.
Tandem LibraryQuinn, R.J. and Obenchain, K.M. (1999, September/ October). “Exploring Gender Biases in a General MethodsClass.” Clearing House, 73, (1), pp. 16 - 18.Sadker,D (1999). “Gender Equity: Still Knocking at the Classroom Door.” Instructional Leadership, 56, (7), 22-