The impact of single sex-classes on students
I need your help doing research paper. the professor is asking us to do it as subtasks. I already give mu references and the thesis statement. next monday we should give her the outlines? Monday the outlines are due, please I need it by Monday afternoon at least. you should use those sources below that are already done, and you may add one ore two. The essential question: Should boys and girls be in separate classrooms and does single-sex classes help them learn better? Thesis: Students should be placed in single-sex classes instead of being in coeducational classes. Single-sex classes help avoid the impact of gender differences and have positive effects on the students. References: 1-Martino, Wayne. Mills, Martin. Lingard, Bob. (2005). Interrogating single-sex classes as a strategy for addressing boys` educational and social needs. Oxford Review of Education, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 237–254. 2-Jackson, Carolyn. (2002). Can single-sex classes in co-educational schools enhance the learning experiences of girls and/or boys? An exploration of pupils` perceptions. British Educational Research Journal, Vol. 28, No. 1. 3- Abd-arrahman, Wajeeh H. PH.D. Western societies are starting single-sex educational system. 4-Sax, Linda J, Ph.D. (2009). Women graduates of single-sex and coeducational high schools: Differences in their characteristics and the transition to college. The Sudikoff Family Institute for Education & New Media. 5-Bonomo, Virginia. (2010). Gender matters in elementary education research-based strategies to meet the distinctive learning needs of boys and girls. Educational Horizons, v88 n4 p257-264. 6-Kessels, Ursula. Hannover, Bettina. (2008). When being a girl matters less: Accessibility ofgender-related self-knowledge in single-sex andcoeducational classes and its impact on students`physics-related self-concept of ability. British Journal of Educational Psychology ,v78,p 273–289. 7-Price, Christopher D. (2011). Boys only: one co-educational primary school`s experience of a classroom for boys. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, v36, n9. 8-Sadowski, M. (2008). Who am I as a learner. In Adolescents at school (pp. 85-98). Cambridge: Harvard Education Press. 9-Neidlinger, Jennifer. (2011). XY needs in education. 10- Gurain, M., Stevens, K., & Daniels, P. (2009). Successful single-sex classrooms: a practical guide to teaching boys and girls separately . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Retrieved from: http://books.google.com/books?id=VYazs0s3WLwC&printsec=frontcover
THE IMPACT OF SINGLE SEX-CLASSES ON STUDENTSName of Student:Date:Research OutlineThesis: Students should be placed in single-sex classes instead of being in coeducational classes. Single-sex classes help avoid the impact of gender differences and have positive effects on the students during learning process. * IntroductionNumerous research, reports and reviews have been presented to educators and the general community with public information concerning the effects of single sex schools on the success, ambitions and perspectives of both boys and girls. (U.S department of Education (DOE), 2005)A. Rationale/ backgroundSingle sex classes refers to the act of providing or impacting knowledge in a setting where there is only a single gender; that is the act of conducting learning where either male or female attend classes separately in separate building, classes or schoolsVarious cultures advocate for single sex classes on the foundation of customs and tradition such as religion as conducted in numerous locations in the world. It is therefore necessary to conduct more research on the effects of single sex classes on students to establish its relevance and rationalityB. QuestionShould boys and girls be in separate classrooms and does single-sex classes help them learn better?II. ThesisStudents should be placed in single-sex classes instead of being in coeducational classes. Single-sex classes help avoid the impact of gender differences and have positive effects on the students during learning process.SynthesisTheories that support single sex classesA. Gender war in academics 1 Sadowski (2008) notes that there have been numerous theories that have been put forth in the recent times concerning why boys and girls perform differently in schools at various stages of education2. The youth at adolescent stage, may be affected differently in regard to their gender makeup where learning or education is concerned.B. Boys and girls learn differently1. According to biological foundation, by the time youth attain the adolescent stage, they have passed through various experiences through interaction to an extent they are self aware of the disparity between them (Price, 2011). 1 Greater academic commitmentSax (2009) asserts that there is greater academic engagement when boys and girls attend a single sex class 2 Higher Scores in subjects units or examinationSome of the subjects that are standardized like mathematics and sciences will be highly scored by girls who attend single sex classes as compared to their counterparts in coeducational schools (Carolyn, 2002) 3 Higher self confidence in academicsCompared to their counterparts in coeducational schools, the boys and girls ability to determine what lays ahead of them is normally high (Carolyn, 2002) 4 Stronger predisposition towards co-curricular activitiesMost of them actively engage in campus organizations, outings and sporting activities which enable them to develop both physically and mentally that enhances their ...