1991

The University of Saskatchewan: A Portrait (1991)

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

In this article, the author discusses the relevance of sexual harassment to women at the University of Saskatchewan.

In addition to the identifiable sexual harassment, non-physical gender harassment also permeates the campus. Women who have studied or are studying in male-monopolized fields, such as the natural sciences and engineering, are too often targeted by this gender harassment or discrimination.

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Summer Science for Girls (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991- Vol. 9, No. 1

This article provides information on the "Summer Science" program for girls aged 9 to 12 years presented by the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST). The initial program, which took place in 1984, was so promising that the project continued under SCWIST sponsorship for the next four summers. In 1989 SCWIST published Imagine the Possibilities, a resource book for other groups wanting to present similar workshops.

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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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Not Onwards and Upwards: Enrolment of Young Ontario Women in Secondary School Science, Math, and Technology Courses (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

In this article, the authors look at the numbers of young women that enroll in Ontario secondary school math, science and technology courses. They also examine the reasons for the low participation rate.

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Living and Learning: The Choice to be Playful (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

In this article, the author examines how play fits into the story of women's lives. Where do they find it, how does it work for them, and what difference does it make in the way they learn?

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Literacy for Whom? Women with Disabilities Marginalized (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

Almost half of the people with disabilities in Canada are illiterate, and even greater numbers are illiterate in the developing regions of the world. Disabled women are less likely to be literate than disabled men. Disabled people, particularly disabled women, need specific consideration within the learner population. Literacy is both a gender issue and a disability issue.

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Listening to the Women's Voices (1991)

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

In this article, the authors look at the differences in behaviour, learning styles and attitudes between women and men in a traditional classroom.

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Women Do Math and Ms Infinity: Two Projects for Girls Who Like Math (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

This article is about Ms Infinity and Women Do Math, projects begun in 1987 at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Women Do Math is a one day conference on scientific careers for young women in grades 9 and 10. Ms Infinity began in 1990 under the under the name Women Do Math B.C. and Yukon, as an attempt to spread the idea to more areas and smaller centers.

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Math is a (Wo) man's Subject (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

In this article, the author, a secondary school mathematics teacher for many years, discusses how she modified both her teaching and curriculum in response to a growing feminist awareness.

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Northern Dynamics: Profile of a Women's Resource Service (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

This article is about the Northern Women's Resource Service (NWRS), a grassroots organization whose aim is to improve the situation of women and their families in the social, economic, and political spheres. The official opening of a base office of the NWRS in Flin Flon, Manitoba, happened in late August of 1991.

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