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Industry leaders and educators in Computer and Information Technology (CIT) have expressed a need for graduates to have a background in professional, societal, and ethical concerns as well as a strong technical capability (Huff and Martin, 1995). Some educators have gone so far as to include cultural awareness: "The cultural dimensions of information(More)
Ngä Wähine Maori o BCS: Kanohi ki te kanohi The three authors were all concerned with the number of women, in particular the number of Maori women, enrolled in the BCS degree programme. The concept of an investigative research project to identify issues about Maori women was discussed. It was identified that there were numerous issues to investigate: the(More)
OBJECTIVE To delineate the anatomic architecture of the melolabial fold with surrounding structures and to elucidate potential implications for face-lift techniques. METHODS A total of 100 facial halves (from 50 cadaveric heads) were studied, including gross and microscopic dissection and histologic findings. Laboratory findings were correlated with(More)
"It is one of our major follies that,whatever we say, we don't in reality regard women as suitable for scientific careers. We thus neatly divide our pool of potential talent by two." Introduction Concern has been expressed by people in industry and in education about the low numbers of women participating in tertiary level computer science and information(More)
At the SIGCSE Symposium in 2007, the ACM Education Board organized a well-attended special session exploring the crisis in computing education and its underlying causes. The idea behind the session was to provide a forum at which a larger and more broadly representative subset of the education community could engage in direct dialogue with the members of(More)
Computing has a significant impact on sustainable outcomes and computing education for sustainability has previously been identified as an important goal. This paper aims to address a barrier to the integration of sustainability into computing teaching -- that of a perceived paucity of resources. The "framework" (Computing Education for Sustainability,(More)
This report expands upon the work started by an ITiCSE 2005 Working Group, which established the groundwork for collecting and analyzing the oral histories of computing educators and provided a foundation for the Computing Educators Oral History Project (CEOHP). The main charge for the Working Group during ITiCSE 2008 was to begin analyzing the interviews(More)
A recent study carried out for the New Zealand Ministry of Education which looked at the under-representation of women in Computer Science and Information Technology courses clearly identified some major issues in the teaching of programming, that affected both the recruitment and the retention of women students. These issues were: l the difficulty in(More)