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Gender Roles In Schools

analytical Essay
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This experiment, even though it was conducted on a small scale, shows the changing gender roles that are being modified today by the upcoming generation. Although the students still had bits and pieces of gender stereotypes, they more so focused on the activities that Confederate A and Experimenter 1 stated they . Also, once they were all collectively in a group and they saw the jobs being written on the whiteboard, they realized various jobs that “were sexist.” The aggregate data shows that cooperatively students in this particular classroom had underlying gender roles, but were able to pick these roles out once seen. So even though they did have some stereotypical tendencies, this experiment demonstrated that their generation are moving past these gender …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the experiment shows the changing gender roles that are being modified today by the upcoming generation.
  • Explains that the classroom had nineteen students, but only ten students brought back signed permission slips, which meant all the data we could have gotten from those nine students had to be discarded.
  • Explains that the experimenter group only received one set of data for one classroom due to time limitations. the experiment did not need any changes from trial to trial.
  • Explains that the classroom teacher was out that day, therefore there was a substitute teacher present, which could have caused the students to act different than they normally would.

This could have affected the data, because the females might have felt more comfortable writing on a personal board, than raising their hands and saying it out loud, how the male only group and mixed sex group did. Another design flaw was that only one trial was conducted due to time limitations. Therefore, the experimenter group only received one set of data for one classroom. Because the experimenter group only conducted one trial, the experiment did not need any changes from trial to trial. The data is not what the experimenter group expected to be when comparing it to the design. The group thought the experiment would yield evidence on how gender bias is still relevant and is affecting generations; however, the experiment found that it could be actually changing. Also, because the experimental design was crafted so that the children could share their opinions, the experimenter group could listen to what they were actually saying and how they

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