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Women's Contributions to Early Computing at the National Bureau of Standards Reference - Article/Document
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The U.S. National Bureau of Standards (NBS) was instrumental in the development of what is now known as the field of numerical analysis and had a worldwide influence in defining the role of electronic computers in the scientific c  ... more
Women and Computing: Some Responses to Falling Numbers in Higher Education Reference - Article/Document
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The article analyzes the drop in female participation in computing courses in higher education in the UK. It corresponds to a change to the mathematization of the syllabus in contrast with the linguistic approach of earlier years,  ... more
Encouraging More Women Into Computer Science: Initiating a Single-Sex Intervention Program in Sweden Reference - Article/Document
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Describes the process of starting a new program in computer science and engineering that is heavily based on applied mathematics and only open to women. Emphasizes that success requires considerable interest in mathematics and cur  ... more
Gender and Computer Science Majors: Perceptions and Reality Reference - Article/Document
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Abstract: Although women do as well or better then most men in our introductory computer science cours, relatively few women even attempt the first course. We recently analyzed the transcripts of all computer science majors over t  ... more
Gender Differences and Similarities in Attitudes toward Computers Reference - Article/Document
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Attitude surveys of university students revealed no gender differences in personal interest in and enjoyment of computers, but differences were found favoring males in computer knowledge, course experience, career intentions, conf  ... more
Comfort and Experience With Computing: Are They the Same for Women and Men? Reference - Article/Document
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Abstract: What produces comfort with computers and how is comfort related to computer achievement for men and women? This study looks at the effects of comfort and prior spreadsheet knowledge on the ability to design spreadsheets  ... more
Mismeasuring Women: A Critique of Research on Computer Ability and Avoidance Reference - Article/Document
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Abstract: Finds that computer and mathematics avoidance among women is the result of attitudes, expectations, and discrimination. Present-day creative computing relies upon skills not limited to those with a math and science orien  ... more
Exploring Women's Careers Via Computer Dialogue Reference - Article/Document
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Abstract: The purpose of this project was to nurture and encourage self-confidence and determination in young women in grades 6-8. Through online dialogues with successful role modela in science, mathematics, and computer science  ... more
The Role of Socialization in Shaping the Career-Related Choices of Undergraduate Women in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Reference - Article/Document
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Women, Mathematics, and Computer Science Reference - Article/Document
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Summary: "... women embrace the "precision" of mathematics." a quote from panelist Paul De Palma's viewpoint article "Why Women Avoid Computer Science" in the June 2001 CACM. Panelist Kim Kihlstrom notes "... I got into electrica  ... more
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