EDU 3424 – Women in Education

Examines the impact of women on philosophical foundations in the field of education and the subtle forms of sexism that undermine the education of girls and young women in current educational contexts. Students will examine work of historical and contemporary women philosophers to understand their unique contributions to the field of education. Students will also examine developmental needs of girls and current research on gender inequities within schools. Prerequisites: Completion of Area II Social Science, EDU 2014 and FYS 1104. Also listed as WGS 3424. IV; V