Webinar, Barbara Ericson on Increasing Diversity in Computing


Webinar, Barbara Ericson on Increasing Diversity in Computing

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The webinar, Barbara Ericson on Increasing Diversity in Computing, focuses on the increase of historically underrepresented populations in computer science fields. Barbara Ericson is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan’s School of Information. Ericson has been recognized by the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) for “her extensive efforts in improving exposure, diversity, and accessibility of computer science education to students throughout the U.S.”

Moderator: Amber Bryant (PEERS, ICPSR)

During this webinar, Dr. Ericson will:Discuss the current problems in access, diversity, and success in computer scienceIntroduce Dr. Ericson’s research to increase access and success through free and interactive ebooks with new types of practice problemsHighlight Dr. Ericson’s mentoring programs that target secondary students from groups that are underrepresented in computingParticipants will also have the opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions.

This webinar is free and open to the public.
This webinar will be recorded and the recording will be sent to all registrants.
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