Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/7869
Title: Bridging (gender-related) barriers: A comparative study of intercultural computer clubs
Authors: Aal, Konstantin 
Von Rekowski, Thomas 
Yerousis, George 
Wulf, Volker 
Weibert, Anne 
Keywords: Refugee camps - Palestine;Women refugees - Palestine;Computer skills - Study and teaching - Palestine;Computer skills - Societies etc. - Palestine
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
Abstract: The study explores the positive impact for girls and young women from engaging in computer clubs, with regard to their vocational preparation as well as to their social empowerment. Our comparative study focuses on gender related barriers in a Palestinian refugee camp as well as an intercultural neighborhood in Germany and discusses how the computer club can contribute to overcoming these. Findings indicate a positive impact of open and collaborative working and learning structures; in Palestine and Germany alike.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/7869
DOI: 10.1145/2807565.2807708
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