Gender studies is a focus in anthropology or sociology that is concerned with identity issues related to sexuality and biological sex. Students can expect to take courses in contemporary gender discourse while exploring correlative topics, such as biology and literature.
Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.
Course Online in Gender Studies in Europe
How does gender relate to international and community development? Find out about this online course. [+]
What does gender have to do with international development? Is ‘woman’ the centre point of gender and development? What is it that brings gender and development together?
These are some of the questions you will be asking and answering in this course. You’ll explore the gendered dimensions of contemporary international and community development and ultimately learn how and why gender is so important.What topics will you cover?
The key questions addressed in this online course about why gender matters in contemporary international and community development, include:what does gender have to do with development? is ‘woman’ the core of gender and development? what brings gender and development together? What will you achieve? ... [-]
The behaviours that the education system rewards – studying, careful preparation, patient climbing from one level to the next – seem to give women an advantage academically. Yet in the world of work, people hire and promote based on character as much as on formal qualifications. [+]
The behaviours that the education system rewards – studying, careful preparation, patient climbing from one level to the next – seem to give women an advantage academically. Yet in the world of work, people hire and promote based on character as much as on formal qualifications.
Through examining what should be experienced by young women in the classroom this course aims to start a conversation between teachers about how to best help girls succeed in the classroom and beyond, as well as offering authoritative advice, guidance and practical solutions.Understand the factors that affect girls at school
Before exploring teaching strategies that work in the classroom, we will first examine the significant factors that influence girls’ learning experiences. In particular, we’ll look at the strategies that develop character in a way that supports academic success in school and professional success after school. We will also examine and discuss the factors that can inhibit girls reaching their full potential in school and in their future careers.... [-]