Today it is holding back bright futures for many young women everywhere. "The first women to enter this male-ordered campus were venturing into unmapped terrain." (Sadker 229) Not only does gender inequality li... ... middle of paper ... ...discussions. Another reason for this is that there are more male professors in colleges and universities and it is even more difficult to find women professors at the most prestigious universities. Throughout these silent scenarios of sexism in the classroom, more and more women today are being robbed of "knowledge and self-esteem."
Show us how to understand human experiences, past and present. Prepare us to adapt to and respect the ways others think, work, and express themselves. Music, singing, dancing, poetry, and sketching are just a few of the different forms of art that I use to express myself in a way that I enjoy. Because each art discipline appeals to different senses and expresses itself through different media, each adds a special richness to the learning environment. Arts help people Learn to identify, appreciate, and participate in the traditional and non-traditional art forms of their own communities and the communities of others.
Men have held the position of leadership, and power throughout history when it comes to almost everything. Men would even decide to whom a women would get married to among a whole host of other things. Gender Discrimination in the workplace is one of the more recent problems that United State citizens have had to face. Despite the input of laws such as the equal pay act of 1963 this still is a problem for many American women today. This is considered a problem because the growing presence of women in higher educational jobs.
Men and woman are faced educational discrepancies, both author Robert B Smith and Mary Ann Baeinnger outline this in their work. Women are leading educationally, and men are slowly trailing behind, this is agreed among both authors. Smith and Baeinnger, both establish that there is a problem but it the authors differ in establishing what the focal problem is. Smith makes the point that men are the main issue, however Baeinnger’s establishes that while women have a track record of academic success in college they are not offered the success post college they deserve. This is a cause of gender role, and the idea that one sex is guaranteed access while the other had to work harder to gain it(Baeinnger 2014 p.256).
Title IX has affected females’ access to higher education in so many ways. Before Title IX was established many people thought that women were more concerned and involved in getting married, and having children rather than continuing their education. Until the early 70's, many colleges and universities were reluctant to admit women into their student body. Fortunately, the unfairness in admissions of higher education for females that was prominent prior to the early 70’s is less common. Women now receive undergraduate and graduate degrees at a significantly higher rate than before the adoption of the Title IX's statutes.
Men and women are different; therefore they find their happiness in different forms. For decades, women have struggled to be free from oppressive social constructions. In the United States, women’s movements formed to seek the equality of men and women under the law. In more recent years, the struggle for equality of men and women has evolved into the struggle for equality between men and women; in other words, the struggle became for women to be as equal as men. Though theses movements have been successful, they have left men and women in our society with negative unintended consequences.
Art is a tool that helps human beings to express their feelings, thoughts and imagination. Like any other communicative method, the arts also play a vital role in bringing out the thoughts of a human by means of expressive methods such as visual arts, drama, dance and music. It also provides children important skills, confidence and understanding to take part fully in the cultural side of life. Koster (2009, p. 212) states that “the arts are a creative playground for the growing mind.” He emphasizes that the arts actively engage students in order to attain personal achievement or create their end products by using their analytical, interpreting, critical and right decision making skills. The arts also give students freedo... ... middle of paper ... ...ng to this, children use different ways to understand and see the world.
Is it Time to Change the Humanities Requirement? The University’s Humanities Core represents a vital though enigmatic aspect of the curricular philosophy. Considering that the Core seems so anomalous compared to the curricula of similar universities, it is interesting to note that the Humanities Core seems to have an especially distinguished significance. For example, humanities is the only sequence which is taken almost uniformly by first year students; it is also one of two or three Core sequences that cannot be replaced by AP credits or placement tests. Perhaps most importantly, the humanities requirement may be the only part of the Core that seems to be almost universally perceived as having no application outside of the Ivory Tower.
This degradation of knowledge is also apparent in both human and natural sciences. This quote is examined and it is evident that both history and science change, first distorting the facts in order to shape it into the conventional opinion, and slowly change as society is changing. It is important to keep in mind that there are at the very least grains of truth in almost every historical account or scientific breakthrough. History is not the past, history is constantly being updated and depends on the extent of the perspective from which it is studied. Try to imagine what it would be like to live in a society where there was absolutely no knowledge of the past.
Since its passage, Title IX has made an enormously significant impact on decreasing sex discrimination; if it were never passed gender equality today would be less widely supported and accepted for women than it is. Culture of the 1960’s and 1970’s, stereotypes towards women, and widespread exclusion from numerous educational programs prior to Title IX had exceeded a peak of tolerance for many women, and change at that point became necessary. However, despite the fact that Title IX has indeed aided women’s status within educational programs (sports especially) and continues to today, it is apparent that the law has also resulted in a decrease in the ability of men to participate in sports due to efforts to comply with Title IX, especially at the collegiate level. Quotas established by Title IX and individual institutions’ athletic budget limits force many colleges to cut certain men’s programs rather than add women’s programs. Title IX was created in order to increase gender equality within federally funded programs, and it has accomplished this goal regarding women’s programs; however, it has also damaged participation in sports programs for men and continues to so.