Gender Differences in Introductory Programming: Comparing MOOCs and Local Courses

@article{Duran2020GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in Introductory Programming: Comparing MOOCs and Local Courses},
  author={Rodrigo Duran and Lassi Haaranen and Arto Hellas},
  journal={Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education},
  year={2020}
}
  • Rodrigo Duran, Lassi Haaranen, Arto Hellas
  • Published in SIGCSE 2020
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
  • We analyzed three introductory programming MOOCs and four introductory programming courses offered locally in a Finnish university. The course has been offered in all instances with roughly the same content, barring adjustments based on course feedback. We sought to understand how gender interacts with participating in the course in both instances. In particular, we looked at the differences in persistence, confidence, interest in CS, prior experience, and performance between men and women… CONTINUE READING

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