This 0.5 credit hour course will provide students with essential information about gender issues in the workplace. Students will also learn differences between men and women, issues of masculinity and femininity, challenges for women in the workplace, legal and ethical issues related to gender identity, organizational responses to gender issues. Activities in the course will allow students to experience the cultural differences stemming from gender and gender identity.
- Define prejudice and stereotyping
- Recognize the role of prejudice in forming judgement.
- Recognize the role of prejudice and stereotype in engaging in behaviors.
- Recognize stereotypes about men and women.
- Differentiate stereotypes from realities about men and women.
- Recognize challenges for gender equality.
Success in this 0.5 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend a minimum of 22.5 hours over the length of the course for course related activities.
Grading Scale: Badge/No Badge
Evaluation: 100% completion of badge criteria
Gergana (Gery) Markova, Ph.D.
Bio: Gery earned her Ph.D. in Human Resource Management for the University of Central Florida in 2006.
Research: Workplace deviance, employee well-being, and HR practices for small business.
Sample Publications: She has published research in Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Journal of Social Psychology, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Management Research, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, International Journal of Business Research and Management, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, and International Journal of Strategic Management.