Gender, inclusivity and engagement
Nagel, Michael and Scholes, Laura. (2013) Gender, inclusivity and engagement. In In M. Hyde, L. Carpenter and R. Conway (Ed.). Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement pp. 91 - 105 Oxford University Press.
|Authors||Nagel, Michael and Scholes, Laura|
|Editors||M. Hyde, L. Carpenter and R. Conway|
[Extract] Issues related to gender, inclusivity and engagement have a long history in educational settings. For some scholars, many aspects of school life have been constructed around traditional male and female roles while for others there exists a biological imperative to meet the needs of boys and girls. Indeed, the multiplicity of perspectives related to gender, inclusivity and engagement span a number of disciplinary fields yielding many pragmatic and useful pedagogical tools, along with an equal number of contestable theories and ideas. This chapter aims to unpack notions of gender, inclusivity and engagement across the broad fields of psychology and sociocultural theory rather than focusing on one theoretical perspective.
|Keywords||gender; gender equity; gender inclusion; neuroscience; sociocultural theory|
|Page range||91 - 105|
|Book title||Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Place of publication||Australia|
|Research Group||Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education (ILSTE)|
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