Gender-specific motivation and expectations toward computer science

@inproceedings{Vlkel2018GenderspecificMA,
  title={Gender-specific motivation and expectations toward computer science},
  author={Sarah Theres V{\"o}lkel and Wiktoria Wilkowska and Martina Ziefle},
  booktitle={GenderIT},
  year={2018}
}
This paper provides an analysis of current motives for choosing computer science as a subject of study, focusing on male and female computer science students' perception about expectations and required qualifications for this professional career. A multi-method approach (qualitative and quantitative research) was applied in two studies in Germany to, firstly, explore which motivations dodge behind the decisions to study this complex discipline, and secondly, to examine if motives and the… CONTINUE READING
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