Kistler, JL (2019) Class Participation Marks and Gender in the Humanities Seminar. Journal of Academic Development and Education (11).

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Abstract

Within the Humanities, female students tend to receive lower class participation marks, despite being in the majority within the Humanities’ student body. Research suggests a number of reasons for this disparity, often going back to early childhood socialization. This article explores different seminar activities that can be employed to combat this gender gap, concluding with a consideration of the efficacy of the World Café to encourage all students to participate in active learning and reap the benefits of class participation.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the final published version of the article (version of record). It first appeared online via Keele University at https://doi.org/10.21252/vxyp-yt74 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gender Gap, Class Participation, Active Learning, Seminar Format
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 01 May 2019 13:32
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 14:04
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/6254

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