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Female students' experiences of programming: It's not all bad!

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Programming has been cited as a barrier for female students to enjoy and pursue computing as a career or at higher education. However, there are examples of good practice, which demonstrate that programming can act as a bridge rather than a barrier. As a result of surveying 103 students and interviewing 60 students from 3 different UK higher education institutions and this paper demonstrates that female students can enjoy programming and take it further for their careers.

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Pau, Reena, Grace, Marcus, Hall, Wendy and Woollard, John (2011) Female students' experiences of programming: It's not all bad! At ITiCSE 2011, Germany. 27 - 29 Jun 2011.

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Submitted date: 14 January 2011
Accepted/In Press date: 8 March 2011
Venue - Dates: ITiCSE 2011, Germany, 2011-06-27 - 2011-06-29

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Local EPrints ID: 176347
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/176347
PURE UUID: d431f911-c4dc-4bd7-99e3-5321b09b3443
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4327-7811

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Date deposited: 07 Mar 2011 10:00
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:08

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