The first-year seminar I've been teaching at Chapman University
This is probably peripheral to your course objectives but I'm now reading Joyce Benenson's Warriors and Worriers, which suggests that men and women are ambitious in different ways. Men are more openly competitive, more likely to take chances, more likely to want to be recognized as number one. Women think of themselves as more egalitarian and co-operative but they compete for different things in less obvious ways. At least I think she's saying that.