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Title: Gender, Lies and Video Games: the Truth about Females and Computing

This talk explores how girls and women differ from boys and men in their uses of and attitudes towards computers and computing. From playing computer games to pursuing computing careers, the participamore »tion of females tends to be very low compared to that of males. Why is this? Opinions range from girls wanting to avoid the math and/or the geek image of programming to girls having better things to do with their lives. We discuss research findings on this issue, as well as initiatives designed to increase the participation of females in computing.« less
Title: Gender, Lies and Video Games: the Truth about Females and Computing
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Publication Date: 2006-02-22
OSTI Identifier: 987160
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): Other: 060222Klawe1
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on February 22, 2006
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS
Publisher: FERMI
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:24:36
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27