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


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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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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Venue - Dates: ITiCSE 2011, Germany, 2011-06-27 - 2011-06-29
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ePrint ID: 176347
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14 January 2011Submitted
8 March 2011Accepted/In Press
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2011 10:00
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 02:48
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/176347

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