Gender imbalances in computer science at the University of the
V.C. Galpin and I.D. Sanders
ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 25(4):2-4, December 1993.
This paper presents figures which describe the current situation with
respect to male and female entry, persistence and success rates in
Computer Science at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). The
figures indicate that the situation at Wits is similar to that
observed at universities in other countries where only a small number
of the students are women. The figures also show that persistence and
success rates for men and women are comparable. The paper ends by
discussing our ideas for the next stage of this research - an
attitudinal survey directed at new first year science students at the
University of the Witwatersrand.
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