Activities are self-contained, classroom-tested, and edited for ease of use and potential to remain current. I also enjoyed the abstract content for the activities and the authors' making their cases for why and how they developed and used their activities. This book will be a welcome addition to any instructor's library. University of Illinois Springfield faculty members Michael Murphy and Elizabeth Ribarsky have published a new book entitled Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom. New York: Oxford University Press.
MacNell, Lillian, Driscoll, Adam, Hunt, Andrea N. Journal of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgend Youth The scholarship on women, gender and sexuality has been steadily expanding since the 1970s. Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexualitybegins with a brief introduction providing context for the utility of the book as well as guidelines for how to use the book. He has published on the history of men's clothing in the U. Jozkowski Published online: 25 October 2014 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 Text Overview this text to be aware of the potential for disclosure of personal information associated with the activities so that they may Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University avoid outing someone in regard to a particular identity that the Classroom is an accurate title for this collection of interesting, individual may not be comfortable being out about.
Kinesthetic exercises, writing exercises, and oral arguments all contribute to making sense of the concepts embedded in the women's and gender studies classroom, and this book offers many ways to use and adapt these styles. Louis The strengths of this project include its wide range of topics covered and the wide range of learning and teaching styles addressed. Many would also be appropriate for an advanced high school student. . But there has been much less scholarship and dialogue about Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies pedagogy. Voicing Gender: Critically Examining Expectations about Gender and Vocalics; Ch23. Pedagogy of the Oppressed, 30th anniversary ed.
Overall, I think this is an exciting collection of thought-provoking exercises which can not only be used immediately in the classroom, but which will also offer inspiration to instructors in terms of thinking outside of the box we often build for ourselves. She also has made numerous presentations at regional and national communication conferences and has won top paper awards. Communicating Gender Expectations: An Analysis of Boys' and Girls' Toys and Games; Ch21. Activist Scholarship: Antiracism, Feminism, and Social Change. Maralee Mayberry and Ellen Cronon Rose 249-273. Additionally, some of the content would lend itself to stand-alone or workshop type training settings.
But research has shown that people that talk about sex at a younger age — and are more comfortable talking about sex — tend to delay their first sexual experience longer than those who did not talk about it. Waterloo, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Responsibility: edited by Michael J. I was impressed with the content well beyond my expectations. Kinesthetic exercises, writing exercises, and oral arguments all contribute to making sense of the concepts embedded in the women's and gender studies classroom, and this book offers many ways to use and adapt these styles. According to the editors, Murphy and Ribarsky, the text aims to provide a myriad of examples of activities which could be utilized to teach a variety of topics related to sexuality and gender. Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality is a unique text; there are few resources that one could utilize to compare this text.
Voicing Gender: Critically Examining Expectations about Gender and Vocalics-Lisa K. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. The ideals of active learning are highlighted in many of the sections and the activities in many cases appear to be ones that the student would find memorable and clearly able to make important points. Her research has been published in various academic journals and books, including Communication Quarterly, Teaching Ideas for the Basic Communication Course, and Fix Me Up, a book examining the reality of reality television. Many activities also include handouts that can be photocopied and used immediately in the classroom. According to the editors, Murphy and Ribarsky, the text aims to provide a myriad of examples of activities which could be utilized to teach a variety of topics related to sexuality and gender.
Each chapter offers hands-on classroom exercises that offer creative and intellectually rigorous approaches to working with a significant concept, problem or question. Lafky, and Sandra Runzo, eds. The strengths of this project include its wide range of topics covered and the wide range of learning and teaching styles addressed. The activities are easily adaptable for a variety of audiences and the depth and breadth of content addressed in the various activities could be useful for a range of disciplines. Performing and Analyzing Gendered Nonverbal Communication-Deborah Cunningham Breede 24. I would both purchase and recommend this book. Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom is an accurate title for this collection of interesting, innovative, classroom-based activities.
As such, the text is a useful resource and teaching tool which can be utilized to integrate pedagogical diversity into the classroom. I look forward to seeing this work published. For other social justice educators, this book may also be helpful as some of the activities can be adapted to discuss issues surrounding race or ethnicity. Stiritiz Distinguished Professor of Women's Studies, Washington University, St. Engendering Material Culture: The Gendered Packaging of Bath and Beauty Products-Michael J. Marlboro Men, Virginia Slims, and Lucky Strikes: The Social Construction of Reality in Tobacco Advertising; Ch18. Sexual Secret Cards: Examining Social Norms and Cultural Taboos around Sexuality-Shawn Trivette 8.