Women and Girls in Cyberinfrastructure

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Roseanne Steckler encourages more people to participate in a Virtual Institute that focuses on gender issues across the spectrum of cyberinfrastructure: K-12, undergrad, grad, professional, and curriculum bias, etc. The group will work together to identify goals and objectives. I wonder what distribution exists of Tablet PC (as a proxy for state of the art advanced tech) users and owners across genders.

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Robert Heiny
Robert W. Heiny, Ph.D. is a retired professor, social scientist, and business partner with previous academic appointments as a public school classroom teacher, senior faculty, or senior research member, and administrator. Appointments included at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Peabody College and the Kennedy Center now of Vanderbilt University; and Brandeis University. Dr. Heiny also served as Director of the Montana Center on Disabilities. His peer reviewed contributions to education include publication in [I]The Encyclopedia of Education [/I](1971), and in professional journals and conferences. He served s an expert reviewer of proposals to USOE, and on a team that wrote plans for 12 state-wide and multistate special education and preschools programs. He currently writes user guides for educators and learners as well as columns for [I]TuxReports[/I].com.