Stereotypes, Young People and Computing
This investigation was designed to discover how far stereotypes of computer folk influenced users, particularly potential entrants to the profession. The target population reported in this chapter is a group of highly-able male and female sixth-formers. The hypothesis was that target groups would be affected significantly by stereotypes, with negative attitudes being stronger among female than male students.
KeywordsYoung Woman Software Engineer Human Interest Potential Entrant Grammar School
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