ERIC Number: EJ608852
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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A Gender Equity Perspective on Computers.
Equity Coalition, v5 p14-17 Fall 1999
Presents research on gender and attitudes toward technology. Describes the history of computer technology, noting its influence on the language we use; the design of software; and computer usage in schools. Discusses how much gender bias pervades computer technology and makes it less friendly for girls. (Contains 14 references.) (ASK)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Sex Bias, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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