Postsecondary education

Women's Studies: Women's Lives (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 2

In this article presents a summary of research undertaken by the author as part of her M.A. thesis. She was interested in knowing about the growth of Women's Studies Programs. Through her research, she hoped to establish the following: If women's studies is new knowledge, how is it affecting the women students within the program's? Is this new knowledge making an impact in terms of the re-definition of their roles in society?

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Some Women Speak on Access to Higher Education (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

Studies show that although women enter undergraduate level programs in about the same proportions as men, they are still under-represented at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels.

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Silence on the Western Front: Women in Post-Secondary Education in British Columbia (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

This article discusses the situation of women and their access to community colleges in British Columbia.

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Post-Secondary Funding: Student Loan Bankruptcy (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 4

For women in the 1990s, post secondary education became a lottery dream as the financial expenditures of such an investment only promised serious financial indebtedness. The Canadian federal and provincial governments reduced and eliminated various student grants, effectively increasing individual student loan debt loads.

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The Women's Studies Programme at the University of New Brunswick: One Student's Perspective (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, 1979-1989 - Vol. 7, No. 2

The author writes about Women's Studies Programme at the University of New Brunswick

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The Strange History of a Good Idea (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

This article is a personal account of an attempt to establish a new engineering program in one Canadian university. It was hoped in this manner to address how the numbers of women studying engineering, and remaining in the field as both practitioners and teachers, might be increased.

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Men's Studies, Women's Studies and Feminism (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

In this article, the author talks about women's studies in the university setting, its values and goals, its place in the university curriculum, and what it offers students. She also discusses the transition from men's studies to women's studies, and the essential connection of women's studies with feminism.

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2004-09-02

Women and University Distance Education in Canada (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1990 - Vol. 7, No. 4

Distance education is a referring to learning that takes place outside schools, colleges, and university campuses. Students at any level and of any age learn independently through print packages and textbooks, audiotapes or radio, television, satellite and videotape, teleconference, and through computers.

This article discusses distance education, its advantages for women and its use in postsecondary institutions.

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2004-09-01

Learning/Teaching Feminist Counselling (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 3

This article is about the Counselling Women Certificate Program (C.W.C.P.), offered, at the time the article was written, by the Women's Program through the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta. The course was designed for women who work with women in counseling settings and who are interested in a feminist perspective.

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Hurrah for A Hundred Years (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, August 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 1

This article concerns an event that took place 100 years before this article was written. Late in the summer of 1884, Donald A. Smith offered McGill $50,000 for the higher education of women. Within a month, more than twenty women were registered at McGill.

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