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