Katja Leiviskä

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It is well known that girls are not interested in computer science, information systems (IS), and software engineering studies. While the underlying reasons for this phenomenon have been studied in the US, Canada, and Australia, only a few studies have been carried out in Europe and in Scandinavia. To fill this gap in the research, we have analyzed the(More)
IT students dropping out is a key problem in academic institutions worldwide. Previous research on student dropout has advanced many factor or variance models explaining or predicting why university student drop out. Although these studies increased our understanding of the reasons students drop out of computer science courses, university studies, and(More)
It is well-known that girls are not interested in computer science, information systems (IS) and software engineering studies. While the underlying reasons for this phenomenon have been studied in the US, Canada and Australia, only a few studies have been carried out in Europe and none in Scandinavia. To fill this gap in the research, we have analyzed the(More)
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