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"Citizen Jane": Rethinking Design Principles for Closing the Gender Gap in Computing
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1609–1614
Arguments for pursuing gender equity in computing may be urged for economic, for cultural, or for political reasons. Each rationale suggests different goals for achieving equity, distinct measures of current inequalities, and disparate design...
Simulating REAL LIVES: Promoting Global Empathy and Interest in Learning through Simulation Games
Christine M. Bachen; Pedro F. Hernandez-Ramos; Chad Raphael
Simulation & Gaming Vol. 43, No. 4 (August 2012) pp. 437–460
In response to an increasingly interdependent world, educators are demonstrating a growing interest in educating for global citizenship. Many definitions of the "good global citizen" value empathy as an especially important disposition for...
Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing: An Integrative Approach to Content Design for Girls
Kathleen-M Lynn; Chad Raphael; Karin Olefsky; Christine M. Bachen
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 28, No. 2 (2003) pp. 143–62
Proposes that to bridge today's gender gap in computing, prior approaches need to integrate appeals to girls' traditional and nontraditional interests, and focus content more clearly on learning about computer design itself. A test of this strategy...