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Title: Gender Differences in Participation in Group Discussions in Freshman English Classes at Addis Ababa University
Authors: AMANUEL, GEBRU
Advisors: Dr. Hailemichael Aberra
Keywords: Gender Differences
Freshman English Classes
Group Discussions
Copyright: Jun-1996
Date Added: 21-Nov-2012
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: The study aimed to find gender differences in verbal participation in discussion groups in Freshman English classes at Addis Ababa University. It also aimed to find differences in assertiveness between male and female students and correlations between assertiveness and verbal participation. Statistical analysis of interactional turns in the videotapes of discussions of majority-female, majority-male and halfmale-half female groups showed no gender differences. Similarly no significant statistical differences between male assertiveness and female assertiveness were found. Also correlations between assertiveness and verbal activity were found to be generally weak.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3860
Appears in:Thesis - Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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