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Writer to Writer (Author Interviews): Dr. Sheila Tobias: Writing Nonfiction

FCCJ series of full length video interviews on the topic of writing
Author Dr. Sheila Tobias
Title Writing Nonfiction
Interviewer Peggy Bald
Producer Kathleen Clower
Director Mark Basse


Dr. Sheila Tobias explains the differences between writing fiction and nonfiction, and discusses how nonfiction writing is more about teaching whereas fiction is more about emotion. She also discusses how math and science instruction methodologies in the United States are biased against girls and women.

Episode #: 16


Gender Bias in Education


Nonfiction Writing

Copyright 1995 Florida Community College at Jacksonville

Tobias, S. (1995). Interviewed by Peggy Bald [Video Recording]. Writing Nonfiction, Writer to Writer. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 27 minutes