Topics related to Gender HCI: covering areas from general gender differences to women in computer science, interaction design, end-user programming and beyond.

‘Gender HCI’ Archive

What we found regarding self-efficacy March 28, 2011 Comments Off

Self-Efficacy Self-efficacy is defined as a person’s believe in their ability to successfully accomplish a particular task. As I was engaged in my literature search I found many research papers that highlighted gender differences in self-efficacy related to computers. Most relevant to my area was a study that found the even after a full term [...]

What is it? November 16, 2010 Comments Off

There are numerous places (i.e., Gender HCI’s home page, Wikipedia, etc.) to get an overview of Gender HCI, a field of HCI my former advisor, Margaret Burnett, and I started using with regard to my PhD work.  HCI (Human Computer Interaction), roughly, is the study of how best to design technology taking into consideration the [...]