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Gender Issues in the Teaching of English

Gender Issues in the Teaching of English

By Edited by Bruce C Appleby, Edited by Nancy McCracken

    Every secondary school English department, as well as every college program that prepares English teachers, ought to know about this truly important contribution not only to English teaching but also to English teachers, those now in classrooms and those about to enter.

    —English Journal

Provocative and highly readable, Gender Issues in the Teaching of English makes clear that the first step towards developing a gender-balanced learning environment is an awareness of the ways gender differences in language play themselves out in the classroom.

Nancy McCracken and Bruce Appleby have collected...

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    Every secondary school English department, as well as every college program that prepares English teachers, ought to know about this truly important contribution not only to English teaching but also to English teachers, those now in classrooms and those about to enter.

    —English Journal

Provocative and highly readable, Gender Issues in the Teaching of English makes clear that the first step towards developing a gender-balanced learning environment is an awareness of the ways gender differences in language play themselves out in the classroom.

Nancy McCracken and Bruce Appleby have collected the voices of women and men--high school and college teachers and their students. The contributors are all teacher-researchers who write from their own experience and whose questions about gender differences led to inquiry and reflection on how they might alter their teaching and their research.

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