Pedagogy of the Oppressed Panel Notes

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Session Title:

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Women, Men and the Cartesian Coordinate System (Gender/Blender: High & Low)

Presentation Title:

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed Panel Notes

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Abstract:

  • Panel: Pedagogy of the Oppressed 

    Among the brain based differences between males and females that we know about, differences in aspects (of) spatial cognition are most significant. Differences among cultures in everything from mathematics to cosmology also tend to hinge on differing understandings of space. Accommodating differences among people in the design of anything would seem to require a great deal of flexibility in spatial understandings and metaphors.

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