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Computer science identity and sense of belonging: a case study in Ireland
Mooney, Catherine; Becker, Brett A.; Salmon, Lana; Mangina, Eleni
GE'18 the First International Workshop on Gender Equality in Software Engineering The study described in this paper investigates the role that gender plays in making the decision to study Computer Science in University College Dublin in Ireland (background influences) and investigates whether there is a difference in the perceived sense of belonging between the genders. The aim is to improve diversity and sense of belonging amongst Computer Science students, in order to ensure that our school is an inclusive space, where anyone can feel a sense of belonging regardless their gender. University College Dublin
Keyword(s): Gender equality; Gender issues in Computer Science
Publication Date:
2019
Type: Other
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: University College Dublin
Publisher(s): ACM
First Indexed: 2019-05-11 06:32:17 Last Updated: 2019-05-11 06:32:17