ECU SOCI 1010 - Education - Gender & Career Academies (3 pages)

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Continuation about education and gender. Intro to career academies & success rates


Lecture number:
29
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
East Carolina University
Course:
Soci 1010 - Race, Gender, Class
Edition:
1
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SOCI 1010 1nd Edition Lecture 29 Outline of Last Lecture I Civilize them with a Stick II Girls Education Missing in interaction a How is gender bias manifested in education b Teacher interactions c Lessons from bias d Curriculum Outline of Current Lecture I Continuation of last lecture a What lessons do these bias teach i Lack of women in history ii Sex segregation II Boys Education a Issues in earlier education III The Big Idea IV Career Academies a What are they b How do they define success These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute c How did they get data d What made career academies successful e How do we know it was the academy setting that made a difference and not just the students who enrolled Current Lecture I Continuation of last lecture a What lessons do these bias teach i Lack of women in history books implicitly taught students that women haven t done much and are not important ii Sex segregation has taught students that sexes are innately different and that girls are disadvantaged II Boys Education a College Enrollment Rates i overtime men have developed lower college enrollment rates than women Now more women earning all types of degrees more than men among all racial groups as well b Issues in earlier education i Things that are happening to students before the college level 1 Issues with behavior expected in classrooms There is a lack of movement in classrooms harder for boys because they develop self control skills later in like and are more likely to get in trouble in school Boys feel less engaged optimistic because they are discouraged 2 In terms of economic outcomes women need a degree in order to make the money that men make There are certain jobs that are male dominated with higher pay The Big Idea a School conditions can facilitate student optimism success Career Academies a Looked at large HS look at graphics medical academies then compared with general education tracts Whole school is pretty much a minority mostly all low income however there are some middle class African American families b How do they define success i Graduation rate ii Enrollment in college 2 or 4 year c How did they get data III IV i Interviews teachers administrators community members students from all 3 groups of students mostly African American Latino Vietnamese d What made Career Academies successful i Small size smaller number of students ii Personal relationships between teachers students as well as among students cooperative v competitive iii Internship hands on opportunities iv interventions career mentors post secondary mentors tutors frequent contact between school and home special social and award activities highlighting student success teacher meetings v vigorous curriculum e How do we know it was the academy setting that made a difference and not just students who enrolled i Not just about self selections ii Medical Academies picks from high and low achieving students reached out to students parents and looked at student s potential Reach out to families who would not typically reach out to the program students with poor attendance and test scores 2 3 of students were underachieving iii Graphics Academies choose from a subset of AP classes advanced math much more male Asian and White iv Although academies were different the outcomes graduation rates college enrollment were similar between the two tracts


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