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Girls and computing-still a way to go

Craig, Annemieke 2006, Girls and computing-still a way to go, Independant Education, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 32-33.

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Title Girls and computing-still a way to go
Author(s) Craig, Annemieke
Journal name Independant Education
Volume number 36
Issue number 2
Start page 32
End page 33
Publisher New South Wales Independent Teachers Association
Place of publication North Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication date 2006-07
ISSN 1320-9825
Keyword(s) career choice
computer science
computer science education
females
gender differences
ICT in education
information and communications technology
womens education
postsecondary education
Summary Years after the introduction of computing in Australian schools, computer classrooms are still heavily dominated by male students studying subjects which have little appeal to female students, explains the author. This article looks at why girls are less likely to choose computing as a subject to study or to consider computing for a future career.
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Language eng
Field of Research 089999 Information and Computing Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
HERDC Research category C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
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