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Academic Honesty & Professionalism:
All students are required to be familiar with and adhere to the “Academic Honesty Policy Procedures” delineated in 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 will be necessary. If you are unfamiliar with ACCESS, visit their website at http://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 through Friday. 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 Foundation Checkley, K. (1996). “Reducing Gender Bias in School.” Educational Update. 38, 1 Greenberger, R.S. (1999, May 25). “Justices Say Schools Could Be Liable When Students Are Sexually Harassed.” Wall Street Journal, Section A, p.3. Harris, Lewis and Associates. (1993) Hostile Hallways: the AAUW Survey on Sexual Harassment in America’s Schools . AAUW Educational Foundation. Kelly, Kevin, and LaVerne Jordan. “Effects of Academic Achievement and Gender on Academic and Social Self-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-Related Careers: 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 Library Quinn, R.J. and Obenchain, K.M. (1999, September/ October). “Exploring Gender Biases in a General Methods Class.” Clearing House, 73, (1), pp. 16 - 18. Sadker,D (1999). “Gender Equity: Still Knocking at the Classroom Door.” Instructional Leadership, 56, (7), 22-26.