Gender Digital Divide

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  • 1. Digital Divide: Gender John Webb Darlene Skaee Brittany Carriero
  • 2.
    • Research shows that Boys and Girls have the same amount of computer access……..
    • But use them for different reasons
  • 3. What is the gender divide
    • Is there equal access?
    • Is the gap Closing?
    • How is the gap widening?
    • Why do we treat the genders differently?
  • 4. Article Summaries
    • The Influence of Gender on Attitudes, Perceptions, and Uses of Technology
      • Research Article
      • Difference in feeling towards technologies
        • Men Like it
        • Women not their favorite
      • Different ways to use technology
        • Male - computer games
        • Female - Email, online chatting
      • My opinion
  • 5. Summaries continued
    • An evolving gender divide
      • British technology survey
      • Gender gap closing
      • Data Found
        • Cell phones used more by men
        • Women had anxiety with internet use
        • Men self-taught, Women assisted
  • 6. Summaries
    • Gender, Educational, and Occupational Digital Gaps
      • Gender divide within Education and Work
      • Education gender differences steeer men and women towards different careers
        • Men take more science and math classes in HS
        • Men are more often Researchers
        • Women more often Educators
  • 7. What can be done
    • Mentor program
    • Scholarships for Women
    • Stereotype Workshops
    • Apply Gender Equity and learning environments
    • Software that is directed to Female likes
    • Assume no difference betweeen boys and girls
    • Educating students about the gender gap
  • 8. Resources
    • Clark, C, & Gorski, P (2002). Multicultural Education and the Digital Divide:Focus on Gender. Multicultural Perspectives. 4(1), 30-40.
    • Connie D Bain, Margaret L Rice. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. Eugene: Winter 2006/2007. Vol. 39, Iss. 2; pg. 119, 14 pgs
    • Cooper, J. (2006).The digital divide: The special case of gender. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.22, 320-334
    • Gorski, P (2001). Understanding the Digital Divide from a Multicultural Education Framework. Digital Divide & EdTech, Retrieved 11/03/2007, from http://www.edchange.org/multicultural/net/digdiv.html
    • Laurence Habib, Tony Cornford. InformationTechnology& People. West Linn: 2002. Vol. 15, Iss. 2; pg. 159, 16 pgs
    • Laurence Habib, Tony Cornford. InformationTechnology& People. West Linn: 2002. Vol. 15, Iss. 2; pg. 159, 16 pgs
    • Liff, Sonia, & Shephard, Adrian (2004). An evolving gender digital divide?. Oxford Internet Institute. 2, 1-10.
    • Raphael, Chad, Bachen, Christine, Lynn, Kathleen, M., Baldwin-Philippi, Jessica, & Mckee, Kristen, A. (2006). Portrayals of information and communication technology on World Wide Web sites for girls. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 11, 771-801.
    • Rice, Ronald, E. (2004).A comparative perspective from US surveys. Oxford Internet Institute. No. 2.2, 13-15.
    • Losh, S.C. (2004). Gender, Educational, and Occupational Digital Gaps. Social Science Computer Review, 22, Retrieved Movember 13, 2007, from http://www.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/22/2/152
    • http://cse.stanford.edu/class/cs201/projects/gender-gap-in-education/page20.htm
    • http://cse.stanford.edu/class/cs201/projects/gender-gap-in-education/page23.htm
  • 9.
    • ARE YOU GOING TO HELP WITH THE CHANGE?