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Viva la Difference
2010-03-18

Viva la Difference Where male and female students are similar:
--Individual differences of greater importance.
--Learning differences more related to background

Where male characteristic dominates
--More likely to fake-it through a problem
--More likely to concentrate on situation
--More likely to be rough and abrupt with controls
--More likely to show-off and take risks.

Where female characteristic dominates
--More likely to admit having difficulty
--Less likely to make correlative assumptions
--Less likely to have negative transference
--More likely to be prepared for lesson
--More likely to follow instructions
--More likely to be light and smooth with controls.
--Characteristically more cautious.
--Feelings easily hurt and confidence destroyed.
--Emotional sensitivity to unintended slights
--Requires examples from their experience 'bank'.
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