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Women: building basic skills and overcoming gender bias

Series or Serial: Power Points: Pursuing the pathway toward successful learning, Summer-Fall 1994, Vol.11

Publisher: The TLP Group

Published At: Cols, OH

Date Published: 1994

Distributor: The TLP Group

Source Address: P.O. Box 1235

Source City/State/Zip: Cols OH 43216-1235

Phone: 614-227-8394

Material Type: Article

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 2 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Womens Education

This issue brief describes the gender bias often encountered by poor women in basic skills programs. Adult educators can use certain techniques to overcome this bias. Included are role-playing, women's book clubs, women-centered curricula, journals, and collaborative learning teams.

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