Participation in Computing: The National Science Foundation's Expansionary Programs

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Participation in Computing: The National Science Foundation's Expansionary Programs

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Description

This book provides a history of the efforts of the US National Science Foundation to broaden participation in computing. The book briefly discusses the early history of the NSF's involvement with education and workforce issues. It then turns to two programs outside the computing directorate (the ADVANCE program and the Program on Women and Girls) that set the stage for three programs in the NSF computing directorate on broadening participation: the IT Workforce Program, the Broadening Participation in Computing program, and the Computing (Amazon.com)

ISBN

9783319248325

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Document Type

Book

Publisher

Springer

City

Cham

Keywords

National Science Foundation (U.S.); Computer science; Computer science -- Study and teaching; Women in computer science