Gender pluralism in problem-solving software

  title={Gender pluralism in problem-solving software},
  author={Margaret M. Burnett and Laura Beckwith and Susan Wiedenbeck and Scott D. Fleming and Jill Cao and Thomas H. Park and Valentina Grigoreanu and Kyle Rector},
  journal={Interacting with Computers},
Although there has been significant research into gender regarding educational and workplace practices, there has been little awareness of gender differences as they pertain to software tools, such as spreadsheet applications, that try to support end users in problem-solving tasks. Although such software tools are intended to be gender agnostic, we believe that closer examination of this premise is warranted. Therefore, in this paper, we report an end-to-end investigation into gender… CONTINUE READING
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