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The Resource Gender and computers : understanding the digital divide, Joel Cooper, Kimberlee D. Weaver, (electronic resource)

Gender and computers : understanding the digital divide, Joel Cooper, Kimberlee D. Weaver, (electronic resource)

Label
Gender and computers : understanding the digital divide
Title
Gender and computers
Title remainder
understanding the digital divide
Statement of responsibility
Joel Cooper, Kimberlee D. Weaver
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book is intended to appeal to students and researchers in the social and behavioral sciences, education, human factors, and computer science interested in gender differences in general, and in human-computer interaction, in particular
Cataloging source
N$T
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Cooper, Joel
Dewey number
004/.071
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.W65
LC item number
C66 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weaver, Kimberlee D
  • NetLibrary, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computers and women
  • Sex differences in education
  • Computers
  • Digital divide
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • Electronic books
Label
Gender and computers : understanding the digital divide, Joel Cooper, Kimberlee D. Weaver, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-161) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing the Problem : The Digital Divide: Unequal Access and Unequal Effects -- Computer Anxiety: A Matter of Gender : Computer Anxiety: A Matter of Gender ; Why Are There Gender Differences in Computer Anxiety? ; Computer Anxiety and its Relation to the Features of IT Software ; Gender Inequality in the Older Grades ; The Children Grow Up: On to University ; Learning Styles, Programming Styles, and Communication ; Biological Sex and Psychological Gender: "Getting With the Program" For Your Gender ; Consequences of Computer Anxiety: Computer Avoidance and Disidentification ; Into Adult Life: Computers in the Workplace ; A Concluding Comment -- The Social Context of Computing : The Social Context of Computing ; What Is Stressful About Other People? ; Men and Women Play "Zork": A Closer Look at What Constitutes Public ; Sex Composition of Computer Classes ; Conclusion: The Social Context Matters -- Expectancies and the Computer : Sources of Expectancies: True and Not So True ; The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in the Classroom: From Expectancy to Behavior ; Self-Fulfilling Prophecies, Girls, and Computing ; Performance Attributions and Information Technology ; Consequences of the Attributions: The "So What?" Question ; Educational Computer Software: Boy-Talk Produced by Gender Expectations -- A Threat in the Air : Stereotype Threat: The Digital Divide and the Stereotype ; The Case of Multiple Identities ; Further Consequences of Stereotype Threat: Disidentification -- Working Toward Solutions : A Model for Understanding the Digital Divide -- Solutions: Single-Sex Schools and Classrooms? : The Single-Sex/Co-Education Debate ; Research On Single-Sex Schools Versus Mixed-Sex Schools ; Gender-Stereotyped Conceptions of Mathematics and Science ; Further Choices: College Major, Future Profession ; An Alternative Approach: The Single-Sex Classroom ; Coming to Resolution
Control code
53721029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 168 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781410608932
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53721029
Label
Gender and computers : understanding the digital divide, Joel Cooper, Kimberlee D. Weaver, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-161) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing the Problem : The Digital Divide: Unequal Access and Unequal Effects -- Computer Anxiety: A Matter of Gender : Computer Anxiety: A Matter of Gender ; Why Are There Gender Differences in Computer Anxiety? ; Computer Anxiety and its Relation to the Features of IT Software ; Gender Inequality in the Older Grades ; The Children Grow Up: On to University ; Learning Styles, Programming Styles, and Communication ; Biological Sex and Psychological Gender: "Getting With the Program" For Your Gender ; Consequences of Computer Anxiety: Computer Avoidance and Disidentification ; Into Adult Life: Computers in the Workplace ; A Concluding Comment -- The Social Context of Computing : The Social Context of Computing ; What Is Stressful About Other People? ; Men and Women Play "Zork": A Closer Look at What Constitutes Public ; Sex Composition of Computer Classes ; Conclusion: The Social Context Matters -- Expectancies and the Computer : Sources of Expectancies: True and Not So True ; The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in the Classroom: From Expectancy to Behavior ; Self-Fulfilling Prophecies, Girls, and Computing ; Performance Attributions and Information Technology ; Consequences of the Attributions: The "So What?" Question ; Educational Computer Software: Boy-Talk Produced by Gender Expectations -- A Threat in the Air : Stereotype Threat: The Digital Divide and the Stereotype ; The Case of Multiple Identities ; Further Consequences of Stereotype Threat: Disidentification -- Working Toward Solutions : A Model for Understanding the Digital Divide -- Solutions: Single-Sex Schools and Classrooms? : The Single-Sex/Co-Education Debate ; Research On Single-Sex Schools Versus Mixed-Sex Schools ; Gender-Stereotyped Conceptions of Mathematics and Science ; Further Choices: College Major, Future Profession ; An Alternative Approach: The Single-Sex Classroom ; Coming to Resolution
Control code
53721029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 168 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781410608932
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53721029

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