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Title Women and information technology : research on underrepresentation / edited by J. McGrath Cohoon and William Aspray
Edition First MIT Press paperback edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  004.082 Mcg/Wai 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 500 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents The state of research on girls and IT / Lecia J. Barker and William Aspray -- Examining the gender gap in IT by race : young adults' decisions to pursue an IT career / Nicole Zarrett ... [et al.] -- Lost in translation : gender and high school computer science / Joanna Goode, Rachel Estrella, and Jane Margolis -- Recruiting middle school girls into IT : data on girls' perceptions and experiences from a mixed-demographic group / Lecia J. Barker ... [et al.] -- A critical review of the research on women's participation in postsecondary computing education / J. McGrath Cohoon and William Aspray -- A matter of degrees : female underrepresentation in computer science programs cross-nationally / Maria Charles and Karen Bradley -- Just get over it or just get on with it : retaining women in undergraduate computing / J. McGrath Cohoon -- The poverty of the pipeline metaphor : the AAAS/CPST Study of Nontraditional Pathways into IT/CS education and the workforce / Jolene Kay Jesse -- Gender differences among students in computer science and applied information technology / Christine Ogan ... [et al.] -- Confronting the "socialization" barrier : cross-ethnic differences in undergraduate women's preference for IT education / Roli Varma, Amit Prasad, and Deepak Kapur -- Women in computer science or management information systems courses : a comparative analysis / Sylvia Beyer and Michelle DeKeuster -- Traversing the undergraduate curriculum in computer science : where do students stumble? / Sandra Katz ... [et al.] -- The transition of women from the academic world to the IT workplace : a review of the relevant research / Kathryn M. Bartol and William Aspray -- Gender and professional commitment among IT professionals : the special case of female newcomers to organizations / Kathryn M. Bartol, Ian O. Williamson, and Gosia A. Langa -- Foot in the door, mouse in hand : low-income women, short-term job training programs, and IT careers / Karen Chapple
Notes Originally published: 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Computers and women.
Sex differences in education.
Women computer scientists.
Author Cohoon, J. McGrath.
Aspray, William.
ISBN 9780262533072 paperback
0262533073 paperback