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How are the issues of sexism and sexual harassment connected
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FINAL EXAM

EDTE 165 Sex Role Stereotyping in American Education

CSUS   College of Education

 

Goal of the Exam: For you to provide evidence that you have done the readings and understand the primary concepts introduced in class.

(25 Points)

Your answers will be evaluated on the logic of your analysis and the extent to which you support your claims with information from class content (APA style is not required, but do refer to an article or film by title or author, as much as you can remember.) Your answers will not be graded upon grammar/ spelling/ punctuation.

Only course readings will qualify as a cited reference (not PowerPoints, activities etc.)  

 

 

 

to ensure you answer all parts of each question- Please be sure to indicate where you have answered part a, b, c, etc.  & please underline your sources

 

(1 point will be docked from your exam total for not doing so.)

 

 

7 points

1. Sexual harassment and Sexism affects workers and students in external and internal ways.       

  1. What are the primary differences between sexual harassment and flirting? (.5 pt)
  2. How are the issues of sexism and sexual harassment connected? (2 pt)
  3. What are the differences between sexual orientation harassment, harassment for gender nonconformity, and (hetero) sexual harassment? (3 pts)
  4. What protections does Title IX offer from sexual harassment (1 pts)
  5.  You must cite (& underline) 2 course readings (by author or title) somewhere in your response (.5 pt)

 

6 points:

2. Three elements of curriculum

  1. What are the three elements of curriculum which play a major role in addressing the issue of gender     bias in education? *Please define and explain the impact of element. (1 pts)
  2. Explain the concept of intersectionality. (2 pt)
  3. How does race and class impact classroom experience and education? (2 pts)
  4. What could or should be done to create a more equitable and well-rounded education for all students? (.5 pts)
  5. You must cite (& underline) 2 course readings (by author or title) somewhere in your response (.5 pt)

 

 

4 points each:

3. Gender Bias in the Workforce.

  1. Name and discuss 2 reasons that women are underrepresented in corporate positions (1 pts)
  2. What are some of the obstacles women encounter in obtaining/ retaining positions of power? (1 pts)
  3. What inequity/sexism exists (managerial & professional positions) (1 pt)
  4. What can be done to improve the economic inequality that many American women face and balance the numbers (.5 pt)
  5. You must cite (& underline) 2 course readings (by author or title) somewhere in your response (.5 pt)

 

 

4. Men have responded to the feminist movement in positive and negative ways.

  1. Please describe two male movements in response to feminism (1 pts).
  2. And how these movements have affected women in society (1 pts).
  3. What are the social and emotional issues facing males in today’s society who embrace feminist principles of equity? (.5 pts).
  4. Explain the concept of male privilege and provide some examples of it. (1 pts)
  5. You must cite & underline 2 course readings (by author or title) somewhere in your response (.5 pt)

 

5. Media influences gender role stereotypes and the aspirations of women. 

  1. Briefly explain the article “Don’t Be happy, Worry” (1 pts).
  2. Explain the impact that false study results, like the Harvard study (mentioned in the article          “Don’t Be Happy, Worry”) have over women and our society in general. (1 pts).
  3. Explain & provide specific examples of how media acts as an agent of gender development. (1 pts)
  4. Briefly describe the article, “Marriage by the Numbers” (1 pts) and its relevancy to the “Don’t be Happy, Worry” article.
  5. *No sources needed*

                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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