Knowing and Reasoning in College. Gender-Related Patterns in Students' Intellectual Development

  • ID: 2213327
  • Book
  • 472 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Based on a five–year longitudinal study in which students were interviewed annually from their first year in college to the year after graduation, this book shows how ways of knowing change over the course of college and how gender influences ways of reasoning. It provides both student affairs professionals and teaching faculty with valuable insights into improving practice in such areas as student organizations, internships, campus employment, instructional approaches, evaluation methods, and more.
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UNDERSTANDING GENDER–RELATED PATTERNS IN KNOWING.

Studying Ways of Knowing.

Gender–Related Patterns in Knowing.

Absolute Knowing: Receiving and Mastering Knowledge.

Transitional Knowing: Interpersonal and Impersonal Patterns.

Independent Knowing: Embracing and Subordinating Others′ Ideas.

Contextual Knowing: Integrating One′s Own and Others′ Ideas.

Relating the Patterns to Diverse Student Populations.

IMPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS.

Teaching Responsively to Different Ways of Knowing.

Developing Students in the Classroom.

Supporting Patterns of Knowing in the Cocurriculum.

Promoting Cocurricular Learning.

Becoming Responsive to Ways of Knowing in Higher Education.

Resources:

A. Context of the Study: Miami University.

B. Design and Methods Used in the Study.

C. Study Interview and Questionnaire.
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Marcia B. Baxter Magolda
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