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Women and Information TechnologyResearch on Underrepresentation$
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Joanne Cohoon and William Aspray

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780262033459

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.001.0001

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Women in Computer Science or Management Information Systems Courses: A Comparative Analysis

Women in Computer Science or Management Information Systems Courses: A Comparative Analysis

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(p.323) 11 Women in Computer Science or Management Information Systems Courses: A Comparative Analysis
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Women and Information Technology
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Sylvia Beyer

Michelle DeKeuster

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0011

This chapter discusses research on three issues related to women's representation in undergraduate IT majors. First, it presents findings regarding gender differences in computer science and management information systems (MIS) students. Second, it explores the predictors of female and male students' academic success in computer science and MIS. Third, it compares the findings for computer science and MIS students.

Keywords:   college students, female students, IT courses, women's representation, gender differences, computer science, management information systems, academic success

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