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International students, gender and group work : The case of Saudi students in an MA TESOL class

Etherington, S 2013, 'International students, gender and group work : The case of Saudi students in an MA TESOL class' , Teaching with Team Projects in Higher Education . (In Press)

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Abstract

This case study looks at a particular issue which may arise when using group work in classes with high numbers of international students; namely the segregation of groups along gender lines. A recent article (May 2013) in The Guardian Education section discusses the rise of gender segregated events in UK universities and the issues arising from these (http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/may/27/gender-segregation-university-voluntary-equality. The article focuses on public meetings and university society activities, but this case study indicates that segregation can be an issue too for the HE classroom.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Journal or Publication Title: Teaching with Team Projects in Higher Education
Refereed: Yes
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Dr Sian Etherington
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2015 15:27
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2015 15:27
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/35026

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