ID: GLSHW-2.1 Tools for Teaching (1-21) This section presents citations to syllabi, reports on successful courses, and other readings on feminist pedagogy in the sciences. A few of the citations offer assistance in K-12 teaching. 1 Alic, Margaret. "Discovering the History of Women in Science: A Course Outline." SCIENCE FOR THE PEOPLE 11, no.6 (November/December 1979): 27-28. 2 Alic, Margaret. "The History of Women in Science: A Women's Studies Course." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM 5, no.1 (1982): 75-81. Description of a course that is primarily historical. 3 Beauchamp, Rachelle Sender, ed. WOMEN'S EDUCATION DES FEMMES 9, no.2 (Fall 1991); Special Issue: "Women in Science: Options and Intolerance." Among the articles are an editorial "Transforming the Science Curriculum," by Rachelle Sender Beauchamp and Lisa Avedon and "Transforming Mathematics Pedagogy," by Pat Rogers. Chiefly contemporary. 4 BLACK ACHIEVERS IN SCIENCE, TEACHERS GUIDE. Chicago: Museum of Science and Industry, 1988. Three of the sixteen scientists profiled are women: Patricia S. Cowings, Fern Y. Hunt, and Christine M. Darden. 5 Bose, Christine. "Teaching Women and Technology at the University of Washington." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 4, no.3 (1981): 374-377. Describes an interdisciplinary graduate-level course with some historical content. Bibliography. 6 Fausto-Sterling, Anne, and English, Lydia L. "Women and Minorities in Science: An Interdisciplinary Course." RADICAL TEACHER no.30 (January 1987): 16-20. Revised ed. Wellesley, MA: A. Fausto-Sterling, 1980. Descriptions of a college seminar on the historical and contemporary experiences of women and Blacks in science, and on non-European perspectives on science. 7 Friedman, Batya. "Bringing Knowledge of Women Mathematicians into the Mathematics Classroom." MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER EDUCATION 24, no.3 (Fall 1990): 250-253. Chiefly contemporary. 8 Giese, Patsy A. "Women in Science: 5000 Years of Obstacles and Achievements." APPRAISAL: SCIENCE BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 25, no.2 (Spring 1992): 1-20. Includes a bibliography about women in the history of science and mathematics divided by adult and child/young adult reading levels. 9 Hinton, Kate. "Women in Science." BULLETIN OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY 3 (1983): 313-401, 435-487. Course outline. 10 Kien, Jenny, and Cassidy, David. "The History of Women in Science, a Seminar at the University of Regensburg, F.R.G." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM 7, no.4 (1984): 313-317. A model for teaching about women and science that combines biographical and epochal approaches. 11 Koritz, Helen, ed. JOURNAL OF COLLEGE SCIENCE TEACHING 21, no.5 (March/April 1992); Special Issue: "Women and Science." Contents: Sheila Tobias, "Women in Science -- Women and Science;" George Banzinger, "Women-in- the-Science Program at Marietta College -- Focusing on Math to Keep Women in Science;" Elaine Seymour, "Undergraduate Problems with Teaching and Advising in SME Majors -- Explaining Gender Differences in Attrition Rates;" Merle Waxman, "Strategies for Improving the Representation of Women in the Medical Sciences;" Rita A. Hoots, "An Outsider's Insights on Neglected Issues in Science Education -- An Interview with Sheila Tobias;" Debra Chomicka, Leona Truchan, and George Gurria, "The `Women-in-Science' Day at Alverno College -- Collaboration That Leads to Success." 12 Maggs, Christopher J. EXPLORING HISTORY: AN INTRODUCTION TO NURSING'S PAST. London: Continuing Nurse Education Programme, 1989. 13 Perl, Teri. MATH EQUALS: BIOGRAPHIES OF WOMEN MATHEMATICIANS AND RELATED ACTIVITIES. Menlo Park, CA: Addison-Wesley, 1978. Nine biographies with related activities for high schoolers. 14 Perl, Teri, and Manning, Joan M. WOMEN, NUMBERS AND DREAMS: BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND MATH ACTIVITIES. Santa Rosa, CA: National Women's History Project, 1982. Teacher's manual available also. 15 Reynolds, Terry S., comp. THE MACHINE IN THE UNIVERSITY: SAMPLE COURSE SYLLABI FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University, Society for the History of Technology, 1987. 2nd ed. Includes syllabus on women in technology. 16 Rosser, Sue V. FEMALE-FRIENDLY SCIENCE: APPLYING WOMEN'S STUDIES METHODS & THEORIES TO ATTRACT STUDENTS. New York: Pergamon, 1990. 17 Rosser, Sue V. TEACHING SCIENCE AND HEALTH FROM A FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE. New York: Pergamon, 1986. Descriptive course outlines, thirty-one syllabi, and bibliographies. See especially chapter 5, "Women in Science: History, Careers, and Forces for Change." 18 Rothschild, Joan. TEACHING TECHNOLOGY FROM A FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE. New York: Pergamon, 1987. 19 Siegel, Mary-Ellen. HER WAY: A GUIDE TO BIOGRAPHIES OF WOMEN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. Chicago: American Library Association, 1984. Rev. and expanded. Biographees include 43 scientists, 39 physicians, 19 nurses, and 10 mathematicians. Each brief biography is followed by annotated listings of books about the person suitable for child or young adult reading levels. 20 Tuana, Nancy. "Re-Presenting the World: Feminism and the Natural Sciences." FRONTIERS 8, no.3 (1986): 73-78. Discussion of basic texts suited to the classroom, with lengthy bibliography. 21 Woodhull, Ann M., and Lowry, Nancy, and Henifin, Mary Sue. "Teaching for Change: Feminism and the Sciences." JOURNAL OF THOUGHT 20, no.3 (1985): 162-173. While history courses aren't the focus, this article does offer a helpful discussion of pedagogical strategies and teaching styles.
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