Breaking the STEM Stereotype: Investigating the Use of Robotics to Change Young Children's Gender Stereotypes About Technology and Engineering

Sullivan, Amanda.
2017-04-19T18:08:58.001Z

Abstract: Women have made important progress in historically male-dominated fields, such as law and business over the past two decades. However, when it comes to technology and engineering, progress is being made at a much slower rate. This dissertation addresses this gap by working with young children (ages 5-7) and exploring their newly forming attitudes and stereotypes toward technology and eng... read more

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Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011851
ID: tufts:21326
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