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Unformatted text preview: Gender Dynamics in the Classroom Reaction Paper The article Gender Dynamics in the Classroom primarily speaks about the gender differences of students and teachers in the classroom and the interaction between the two. The authors use many different research studies and findings to support their claims in order to provide a clearer understanding for the reader. Some points in the article talk about how male students in some cases receive preferential treatment over female students and how male professors in college are evaluated equally from both male and female students while female professor are evaluated a little more harshly. A point that interested me was when the author noted that girls and boys began to receive preferential treatment as early as nursery school. I was surprised at this fact because I did not know gender-biases began that early from teachers. Also, well into college females receive less encouragement, are interrupted, ignored, and devalued more often than their male counterparts...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 4600 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Summer '11