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2015 Research in Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology (RESPECT) (2015)
Charlotte, NC, USA
Aug. 13, 2015 to Aug. 14, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-5090-0150-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page (PDF)

pp. 1

Preface (PDF)

pp. 1

Committees (PDF)

pp. 1

Keynote: Accessibility and beyond (PDF)

Richard Ladner , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seatle, Washington
pp. 1

Keynote: A decade of broadening participation with STARS (PDF)

Teresa Dahlberg , College of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
pp. 1

Panel: BPC fireside chat (PDF)

Tiffany Barnes , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ann Gates , Department of Computer Science, University of Texas, El Paso, El Paso, Texas
Kim McLeod , Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT)
Cheryl Seals , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Sheila Castaneda , Department of Computer Science, Clarke University, Dubuque, Iowa
Mark Guzdial , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
Jamie Payton , Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
Jeff Forbes , Department of Computer Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Richard Ladner , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Beth Quinn , National Center for Women and Information Technology
pp. 1-3

You should (and absolutely can) keep diversity in sharp focus during the enrollment surge (PDF)

Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk , Evaluation & Assessment Consulting, San Diego, California, USA
Alvaro Monge , Computer Science, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California, USA
Jeff Offutt , Computer Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Healther Pon-Barry , Computer Science, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA
Suzanne Westbrook , School of Information, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 1-3

Representation of women in postsecondary computing 1990–2013: Disciplines, institutional, and individual characteristics matter (Abstract)

Stuart H. Zweben , Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Elizabeth B. Bizot , Computing Research Association, Washington, DC
pp. 1-8

Helping African American students pass advanced placement computer science: A tale of two states (Abstract)

Barbara Ericson , Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Atlantic Drive, Atlanta, USA
Tom McKlin , Sagefox Consulting, 1201 Clairmont Road, Decatur, USA
pp. 1-8

STARS computing corps: Enhancing engagement of women and underrepresented students in computing (Abstract)

Jamie Payton , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Tiffany Barnes , North Carolina State University, 890 Oval Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
Kim Buch , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Audrey Rorrer , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Huifang Zuo , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
pp. 1-6

Leveraging collaboration to improve gender equity in a game-based learning environment for middle school computer science (Abstract)

Philip Sheridan Buffum , Center for Educational Informatics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
Megan Frankosky , Center for Educational Informatics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
Kristy Elizabeth Boyer , Center for Educational Informatics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
Eric Wiebe , Center for Educational Informatics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
Bradford Mott , Center for Educational Informatics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
James Lester , Center for Educational Informatics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA
pp. 1-8

Enabling courage: Agentic strategies of women of color in computing (Abstract)

Apriel K Hodari , Eureka Scientifc, Inc, Washington, DC
Maria Ong , TERC, Cambridge, MA
Lily T Ko , TERC, Cambridge, MA
Janet Smith , TERC, Cambridge, MA
pp. 1-7

What influences female interest and persistence in computing? Preliminary findings from a multi-year study (Abstract)

Wendy M. DuBow , National Center for Women & IT, Boulder, CO
Laurie James-Hawkins , National Center for Women & IT, Boulder, CO
pp. 1-5

Racial and gendered experiences that dissuade a career in the professoriate (Abstract)

William H. Robinson , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Ebony O. McGee , Department of Teaching and Learning
Lydia C. Bentley , Department of Teaching and Learning
Stacey L. Houston , Department of Sociology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
Portia K. Botchway , Department of Teaching and Learning
Ruchi Roy , Department of Teaching and Learning
pp. 1-5

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer students' sense of belonging in computing (Abstract)

Jane G. Stout , Computing Research Association (CRA), Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP), Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Heather M. Wright , Computing Research Association (CRA), Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP), Washington D.C., U.S.A.
pp. 1-5

A critical research synthesis of privilege in computing education (Abstract)

Miranda C. Parker , Georgia Institute of Technology, 85 5 Street, Atlanta, USA
Mark Guzdial , Georgia Institute of Technology, 85 5 Street, Atlanta, USA
pp. 1-5

Encouraging online contributions in underrepresented populations (Abstract)

Denise C. Nacu , Digital Youth Network, College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL USA
Caitlin K. Martin , Digital Youth Network, College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL USA
Jim Sandherr , Digital Youth Network, College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL USA
Nichole Pinkard , Digital Youth Network, College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL USA
pp. 1-4

Julian scholars: Recruiting and graduating low-income, first-generation computer science majors (Abstract)

Gloria Childress Townsend , Department of Computer Science, DePauw University, Greencastle, USA
Kay Sloan , Rockman et al, Bloomington, USA
pp. 1-8

The impact of meaningful high school computer science experiences in the Chicago Public Schools (Abstract)

Lucia Dettori , School of Computing, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60604
Ronald I. Greenberg , Department of Computer Science, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Steven McGee , The Learning Partnership, Western Springs, Illinois 60558
Dale Reed , Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607
pp. 1-4

BJC in action: Comparison of student perceptions of a computer science principles course (Abstract)

Thomas W. Price , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27606
Jennifer Albert , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27606
Veronica Catete , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27606
Tiffany Barnes , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27606
pp. 1-4

Understanding the attitudes of African American middle school girls toward computer science (Abstract)

Ashley Robinson , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Manuel A. Perez-Quinones , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Glenda Scales , College of Engineering, Virginia Tech
pp. 1-8

Multi-track programming competitions with Scratch (PDF)

Jason Arnold , Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Heather Bort , Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Ryan Naugle , Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Casey O'Hare , Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Dennis Brylow , Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
pp. 1-2

Computing outreach literature review (PDF)

Adrienne Decker , School of Interactive Games & Media and RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA
Monica M. McGill , Department of Interactive Media, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, USA
Amber Settle , College of Computing & Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 1-2

Recruitment strategies to increase girls selecting a software engineering high school (PDF)

Leigh Ann DeLyser , Academy for Software Engineering, New York, NY
Yvonne Williams , Academy for Software Engineering, New York, NY
pp. 1-2

EarSketch: A STEAM approach to broadening participation in computer science principles (PDF)

Jason Freeman , Georgia Institute of Technology
Brian Magerko , Georgia Institute of Technology
Doug Edwards , Georgia Institute of Technology
Roxanne Moore , Georgia Institute of Technology
Tom McKlin , SageFox Consulting Group
Anna Xambo , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 1-2

Using App inventor & history as a gateway to engage African American students in computer science (PDF)

Yerika Jimenez , Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Christina Gardner-McCune , Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
pp. 1-2

What if intraverted women tend to dislike Java and object oriented programming? (PDF)

Ronald P. Loui , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL USA
Lucinda Caughey , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL USA
pp. 1-2

Designing a pre-service CS teacher education program with a focus on diversity (PDF)

Philip Sweany , Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas
pp. 1-2

It's All In The Mix: Leveraging food to increase students' persistence in Computer Science (PDF)

Jakita O. Thomas , Computer & Information Science, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Yolanda Rankin , Computer & Information Science, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
pp. 1-2

Uncovering barriers to participation through mapping citywide computing opportunities in Chicago: What do we mean by access? (PDF)

Ugochi Acholonu , College of Computing & Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Katie Pingrey , College of Computing & Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Nichole Pinkard , College of Computing & Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Caitlin K. Martin , College of Computing & Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
pp. 1

Exposing rural African-American students to computer science as a career choice using robots (PDF)

Edward C. Dillon , Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Monica Anderson-Herzog , Computer Science, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
pp. 1

Employing narratives to trigger interest in computational activities with inner-city girls (PDF)

Sheena Erete , College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
Nichole Pinkard , College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
Caitlin K. Martin , Digital Youth Network, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
Jim Sandherr , Digital Youth Network, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 1

Tech girls shine: Increasing commitment to diversity through outreach (PDF)

Hillary Fleenor , TSYS School of Computer Science, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
Britni Alexander , TSYS School of Computer Science, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
Radhouane Chouchane , TSYS School of Computer Science, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
pp. 1

Opening doors to communities of practice: Programmatic interventions for inclusion in the computing sciences (PDF)

Mary Ann Leung , Sustainable Horizons Institute, Ames, IA U.S.A.
Connie L. McNeely , School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA U.S.A.
pp. 1

The Connected Learner: Design patterns for transforming computing and informatics education (PDF)

Mary Lou Maher , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Bojan Cukic , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Jamie Payton , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Celine Latulipe , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Steven Rogelberg , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Audrey Rorrer , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
pp. 1

Developing focused recruitment strategies to engage youth in informal opportunities (PDF)

Caitlin K. Martin , Digital Youth Network, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
Sheena Erete , College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
Nichole Pinkard , College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 1

Computing pre-college program: Initial impact to first-year student in computer science (PDF)

Jean Muhammad , Department of Computer Science, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, USA
Chutima Boonthum-Denecke , Department of Computer Science, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, USA
pp. 1

On the benefits of specialized settings for deaf and hard of hearing students in computing (PDF)

Jane G. Stout , Computing Research Association (CRA), Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP), Washington D.C., U.S.A.
pp. 1-2
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