Educational Technology

March 27, 2018

7 popular online courses in STEM and gaming that are taught by female leaders in their fields

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

by Connie Chen, Business Insider

Since men hold more jobs in these fields, it’s not surprising that when you browse online learning sites, there tends to be more male teachers in those subjects as well. However, for a woman looking to approach something like STEM or gaming, the impact of seeing a teacher who looks like her cannot be understated. Similar to how representation in media affects how groups of people perceive themselves and are perceived in the world, representation in STEM and gaming plays an important role in motivating women to overcome and fight back against gender-related barriers in their own career journeys.

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