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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

Abstract:
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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