Teacher-Student Interaction of Gender Consciousness in a Gender-Related Class
Yueh-Hsin Shih(Chang Jung Senior High School)、Yueh-Hsin Shih(National Cheng Kung University)
The purpose of the research was to describe the interaction of teacher-student gender consciousness and the dynamics of the changing process in a gender- related class for general education in a university. Eleven students as well as the teacher were selected and interviewed in-depth. In addition, the data collected from classroom observation and students’ written assignments was not analyzed but compared with that collected from interview as a triangulation to assure the trustworthiness of this study. The present study found that the major effects of this course were on increasing students’ sensitivity to gender-related social phenomena, enlightening them to perceive the influence of gender to their lives, and re-considering the incidents relating to gender. Moreover, the students were very sensitive to teacher’s gender consciousness and had various reaction and changes to it.
Feminist pedagogy, Feminist consciousness, In-depth interview, Qualitative method