Margarethe Rosenova's research while affiliated with Salzburg Research and other places

Publications (2)

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Several biases and thresholds challenge the reach of girls in technology-related activities. For this contribution we collected and structured existing research and good practices on how to reach girls within projects in the field educational robotics, makerspaces, coding and STEM in general. The contribution presents general guidelines for future...
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For our future making activities with children we have looked for relevant literature that gives us advice on how we can reach (more) girls in our activities within makerspaces as they are currently underrepresented. This includes answers on the following sub-questions: What do others do to reach girls? What do they recommend? Poster for a short p...

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... This concept was chosen according to the guidelines proposed by Schön et. al in the context of the "DO IT" project (Schön et al., 2020). The all-female approach was also deployed to avoid "taking on gendered roles in relationship to the materials at hand" (Bevan, 2017). ...
... In all maker activities where technologies are being used, girls are typically underrepresented. In order to reach a higher participation this must be addressed with targeted gender-sensitive measures in the communication, organization and conduct of maker education (Schˆn et al., 2018). Such measures for instance include placing social questions before technical ones, and support female maker role models. ...