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Digital Divide: Gender  John Webb Darlene Skaee Brittany Carriero
<ul><li>Research shows that Boys and Girls have the same amount of computer access…….. </li></ul><ul><li>But use them for ...
What is the gender divide <ul><li>Is there equal access? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the gap Closing? </li></ul><ul><li>How is th...
Article Summaries <ul><li>The Influence of Gender on Attitudes, Perceptions, and Uses of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Summaries continued <ul><li>An evolving gender divide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>British technology survey </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Summaries <ul><li>Gender, Educational, and Occupational Digital Gaps  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender divide within Education...
What can be done <ul><li>Mentor program </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships for Women </li></ul><ul><li>Stereotype Workshops </...
Resources <ul><li>Clark, C, & Gorski, P (2002). Multicultural Education and the Digital Divide:Focus on Gender. Multicultu...
<ul><li>ARE YOU GOING TO HELP WITH THE CHANGE? </li></ul>
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Gender Digital Divide

  1. 1. Digital Divide: Gender John Webb Darlene Skaee Brittany Carriero
  2. 2. <ul><li>Research shows that Boys and Girls have the same amount of computer access…….. </li></ul><ul><li>But use them for different reasons </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the gender divide <ul><li>Is there equal access? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the gap Closing? </li></ul><ul><li>How is the gap widening? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we treat the genders differently? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Article Summaries <ul><li>The Influence of Gender on Attitudes, Perceptions, and Uses of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difference in feeling towards technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Men Like it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Women not their favorite </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different ways to use technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Male - computer games </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Female - Email, online chatting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My opinion </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Summaries continued <ul><li>An evolving gender divide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>British technology survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender gap closing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Found </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cell phones used more by men </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Women had anxiety with internet use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Men self-taught, Women assisted </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Summaries <ul><li>Gender, Educational, and Occupational Digital Gaps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender divide within Education and Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education gender differences steeer men and women towards different careers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Men take more science and math classes in HS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Men are more often Researchers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Women more often Educators </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What can be done <ul><li>Mentor program </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships for Women </li></ul><ul><li>Stereotype Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Apply Gender Equity and learning environments </li></ul><ul><li>Software that is directed to Female likes </li></ul><ul><li>Assume no difference betweeen boys and girls </li></ul><ul><li>Educating students about the gender gap </li></ul>
  8. 8. Resources <ul><li>Clark, C, & Gorski, P (2002). Multicultural Education and the Digital Divide:Focus on Gender. Multicultural Perspectives. 4(1), 30-40. </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Cooper, J. (2006).The digital divide: The special case of gender. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.22, 320-334 </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Laurence Habib, Tony Cornford. InformationTechnology& People. West Linn: 2002. Vol. 15, Iss. 2; pg. 159, 16 pgs </li></ul><ul><li>Laurence Habib, Tony Cornford. InformationTechnology& People. West Linn: 2002. Vol. 15, Iss. 2; pg. 159, 16 pgs </li></ul><ul><li>Liff, Sonia, & Shephard, Adrian (2004). An evolving gender digital divide?. Oxford Internet Institute. 2, 1-10. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Rice, Ronald, E. (2004).A comparative perspective from US surveys. Oxford Internet Institute. No. 2.2, 13-15. </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>http://cse.stanford.edu/class/cs201/projects/gender-gap-in-education/page20.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://cse.stanford.edu/class/cs201/projects/gender-gap-in-education/page23.htm </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>ARE YOU GOING TO HELP WITH THE CHANGE? </li></ul>

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