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Promoting computing faculty success through interinstitutional Faculty Learning Communities.

Barnes T, Rorrer A, Payton J, Buch K, Zuo H, Naolu B.
UIID-AD: 4262
2016; doi: 10.1109/RESPECT.2016.7836163.

Although issues related to the underrepresentation of women faculty and faculty of color in university computing departments have received increasing attention in recent years, these groups are still the least likely to have access to formal and informal supports...

Sol y Agua project: Promoting information science in middle school classrooms for a socially and environmentally responsible world.

Roy MK, Gates A, Akbar M, Ortega A, Tellez J, Lopez I, Murga C, Lanahan K.
UIID-AD: 4183
2016; doi: 10.1109/RCIS.2016.7549373.

The Sol y Agua project will augment the learning environment of middle school students with the creation of a computer game based on regional issues explored through information overload, virtual simulations, and real world data [1]. The game has...

Title IX and project lead the way: Achieving equity through all-female cohorts in public school settings.

Fletcher S.
UIID-AD: 4176

Nationally recognized programs, such as Project Lead the Way (PLTW), have provided interventions to increase the number of students exposed to engineering principles at the K-12 level. Although numbers of participants are increasing, in many high schools PLTW is...

Understanding how research experiences for undergraduate students may foster diversity in the professorate.

Stout JG, Tamer B.
UIID-AD: 4877
2016;114-119. doi: 10.1145/2839509.2844573.

College and university professors serve as role models and leaders. Unfortunately, in computing fields, only a small fraction of the professorate is women and/or members of minority racial groups. To address this issue, the current research assessed the role...

Women in ICT: Barriers to career advancement and strategies for improvement.

Sekoaila U, Adebesin F.
UIID-AD: 4292
2016; doi: 10.1109/ISTAFRICA.2016.7530588.

Women are generally under-represented in the technology, or ICT, industry. Their numbers dwindle as they advance to senior management, with only 19% of senior posts assumed by women [1]. This paper looked at barriers to career advancement of women...

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