Tag Archive: Underrepresented

Intersectional Analysis of Exposure to Programming Languages Reveals the Additive Impact of Belonging to Multiple Underrepresented Populations

The current analysis examines whether exposure to programming languages varies among different populations that are underrepresented in computing, and whether belonging to multiple underrepresented populations is associated with programming experience. Results show that students from multiple underrepresented populations in computing are less likely to have learned a programming language than their peers.

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Compared to Peers, Students from Low-Income Backgrounds Report Less Awareness of – but Greater Interest in – Formal Research Experiences

Low- and higher-income undergraduates differ in the extent to which they endorse various reasons for not participating in formal research experiences. This infographic compares reasons for research non-participation among these two groups and suggests avenues for increasing engagement among low-income students.