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Java, Women and the Culture of Computing

Author: 
Bernstein, Danielle R
Issue Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2006
Description: 
An article covering women in programming, and the underlying psychology behind various naming schemes in Java and in computer programming in general.
Keywords: 
women, gender, equity, girls
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Type: 
Reference Material : Article
Publisher: 
Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications.
URL: 
http://jett.acm.org/resources/files/280/Java,_Women_and_the_Culture_of_C...
CSTA Classification: 

CD.L1:6-02

Understand the pervasiveness of computers and computing in daily life (e.g., voice mail, downloading videos and audio files, microwave ovens, thermostats, wireless Internet, mobile computing devices, GPS systems).

CPP.L1:6-09

Identify a wide range of jobs that require knowledge or use of computing.

CPP.L2-07

Identify interdisciplinary careers that are enhanced by computer science.

CPP.L3B-06

Anticipate future careers and the technologies that will exist.

CI.L3B-02

Analyze the beneficial and harmful effects of computing innovations.

CC.L3C-01f

Computing in Context (AP Comp Sci A Topic VI)

CC.PS-03

Equity Issues: strategies for broadening participation of females and members of under-represented populations

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