"This course in particular showed one of the largest gender gaps in results between women and men", a document said regarding the gender gap in Oxford's History program.
The document stated: "As women and men perform more equally in submitted work, it was proposed that a take-out exam with questions similar to that in a timed exam should be implemented".
The decision has come under fire, however, with University of Liverpool honorary research senior fellow in history Amanda Foreman telling the Telegraph, "The reason why girls and boys perform differently in exams has nothing to do with the building they are in. But it is so insulting". "I don't think girls are inherently weaker than boys and can't take it. Women are not the weaker sex".
She added, "You are saying that the girls can't take the stress of sitting in the exam room, which does raise one's anxiety levels".
Some faculty members were reportedly sceptical of the policy, warning it increased the risk of plagiarism and acted as a "sticking plaster" rather than a long-term solution to gender attainment gaps. "The gender gap was also a consideration in this change, although research shows that the causes of the gap are broad do not lie exclusively in methods of assessment", the school said in a statement. Cambridge University - where the average gender gap is almost nine percentage points across all subjects - is reviewing its exam system "in order to understand fully any variations and how we can mitigate them effectively".
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They are fighting, especially in spring and summer, motivated teams- those who want to get into European Cups or avoid relegation. For an expert, it is a reason to ensure a stable income with the competent rates combined with rational management of the bank.
Over four days of deliberations, the judges argued about whether those plea bargains should be considered in their decision. While that's the most immediate threat to Temer's political survival, it's only one of several.
The sector has made strong gains this year, but some market commentators have expressed concerns about high valuations. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 15.15 points to 15,458.06, after 90 minutes of trading.
Xbox One X begins rolling out to all Xbox One markets starting on November 7 for $499, 449 pounds, 499 euros, CA$599 and AU$649. According to Microsoft , these original Xbox games will join the "Backward Compatibility" list in the fall of 2017.
But there was a slight hiccup, Jacee was upset because she thought she wouldn't be able to see the delivery over the bed. A 12-year-old girl who was captured in photos delivering her baby brother now has dreams of becoming an obstetrician.
The Xbox One X represents the most powerful console ever created, according to Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox. Xbox One owners who were anxious about the game lineup for their console can put those fears to rest.
Cosby had said before the trial he would not testify . "This isn't talking to a trustee, this is talking to a lover", he said. Steele recounted how both Constand and Cosby had referred to pills the entertainer had offered to Constand as her "friends".
Es el primer jugador que marca un doblete en una final de Champions desde Diego Milito con el Inter de Milan en 2010. La Juve recibió más goles en la final (4) que en los 12 partidos que la llevaron hasta allí (3).
The BBC reported that the Swede would remain in Manchester to continue his rehabilitation at the Carrington training ground.
NBA Finals Game 5: Players get feisty
As was the case in Friday night's Game 4, the wine and gold set records while beating the Warriors and avoiding elimination. At moments like this, it's important to point out that Golden State's Game 4 loss was its first defeat in 61 days.
Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal
In the third race, SoftBank Team Japan didn't give Artemis enough room at the fifth gate mark and was penalized. He was knighted several months after winning his fourth straight Olympic gold medal in home waters in 2012.
Penguin Fans Celebrate Stanley Cup Win
But the Penguins wouldn't have made it this far without the luxury of dusting off goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for much of this run. We love Steph Curry because he was never supposed to do this. "This is pretty insane ", Cole wrote after the Sunday's Game 6.
Here Are The Xbox One X's Specs
Forza Motorsport 7 will be arriving on the 3rd of October 2017 for Xbox One, and PC as an Xbox Play Anywhere title. Additionally, an official Xbox page notes that the console will not go on sale until FCC approval is obtained.
Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals
That confusion led to Green, who knew he had one technical, mocking Cavaliers fans as they celebrated an ejection that never was. The bottom line is that Cleveland has gotten these Finals to 3-1, a familiar situation that must give them a little comfort.