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Course Descriptions

Learning Differences in Boys & Girls

EDUC 600

This course will provide information on the learning differences between boys and girls. The text and readings will address a number of areas in which boys and girls differ in learning, brain function and language development.


Participation in this course will be provided with research and information to help in developing a background for planning gender based classroom activities, strategies, and other innovations.


The Boys and Girls Learn Differently Action Guide for Teachers

The required text is: Gurian, M, and Ballew, A, (2003). The boys and girls learn differently. Action Guide for Teachers. CA: Jossey-Bass. Textbook can be ordered from http://www.amazon.com