Knowing and Reasoning in College: Gender-Related Patterns in Students' Intellectual Development / Edition 1

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This book shows how ways of knowing change over the course of college and how gAnder influences ways of reasoning. It provides both student affairs professionals and teaching faculty with valuable insights into improving practice in such areas as student organizations, internships, campus employment, instructional approaches, evaluation methods, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555424671
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/9/1992
  • Series: Social & Behavioral Science
  • Edition description: 1st
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Meet the Author

MARCIA B. BAXTER MAGOLDA is associate professor of educational leadership at Miami University. She received the American College Personnel Association Theory and Research Board Award in 1986 and 1989. The author of many articles on intellectual development and gAnder issues, Baxter Magolda also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of College Student Development.

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Table of Contents

The Author
Pt. 1 Understanding Gender-Related Patterns in Knowing 1
1 Studying Ways of Knowing 3
2 Gender-Related Patterns in Knowing 28
3 Absolute Knowing: Receiving and Mastering Knowledge 73
4 Transitional Knowing: Interpersonal and Impersonal Patterns 103
5 Independent Knowing: Embracing and Subordinating Others' Ideas 136
6 Contextual Knowing: Integrating One's Own and Others' Ideas 168
7 Relating the Patterns to Diverse Student Populations 190
Pt. 2 Implications for Academic and Student Affairs 223
8 Teaching Responsively to Different Ways of Knowing 227
9 Developing Students in the Classroom 269
10 Supporting Patterns of Knowing in the Cocurriculum 296
11 Promoting Cocurricular Learning 340
12 Becoming Responsive to Ways of Knowing in Higher Education 366
A. Context of the study: Miami University 393
B. Design and Methods Used in the Study 400
C. Study Interview and Questionnaire 411
References 427
Index 437
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