"Sexy" Lectures? The Influence of Sexist Content on Attractiveness of Academic Lectures for Students. Analysis of Experiment Results in Natural Conditions at One of Public Universities in Poland

Edyta Zierkiewicz
2020 Przegląd Badań Edukacyjnych  
The article is aimed at answering the research question concerning a correlation between the use of sexist digressions by academic lecturers and the sense of attractiveness of such lectures among students. An experiment was performed in natural conditions to identify the potential connection between these variables. Two groups participated in the study: an experimental and a control ones, consisting of students from a feminized field of social sciences at one of public universities in Poland.
more » ... sities in Poland. The collected data was analysed using cross tables method. The study has confirmed that lectures "coloured" with sexist jokes are more attractive to students than those without them. These surprising results are the source of hypotheses worth further research.
doi:10.12775/pbe.2020.023 fatcat:lj4q4p2ewzblfkvg4wdr4mylum