Exploring women’s motivations to study computer science

@article{Smith2018ExploringWM,
  title={Exploring women’s motivations to study computer science},
  author={Sally Smith and Emilia Sobolewska and Jyoti Bhardwaj and Khristin Fabian},
  journal={2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-7}
}
This paper presents a study exploring women’s decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women’s motivations and prior experience affect their decision to study computer science (CS). The emergence of a gender balance target and government imperatives for Scottish university courses has challenged computer science as a discipline across the 14 universities in which computing is currently taught. The funding body target is that there should be a more equal… CONTINUE READING

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