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dc.contributor.authorMouronte López, Mary Luz 
dc.contributor.authorGarcía, Arturo
dc.contributor.authorBautista Blasco, Susana
dc.contributor.authorCortés, Carmen
dc.date.accessioned2022-01-24T09:50:34Z
dc.date.available2022-01-24T09:50:34Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.issn0957-7572spa
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10641/2710
dc.description.abstractThis paper studies the impact of gender on the interest in engineering and technical subjects of the students in the first courses of secondary education. A statistical analysis was carried out, analyzing the use of a free virtual-reality application, developed by the 3M Foundation, which aims to bring these subjects to the students. Non-parametric statistical methods were used to analyze several variables, such as repetition of the experience, new learning and knowledge reinforcement as well as learning in different ways, which were collected through two questionnaires. These were Pre and Post the playing of the game and later, subsequently validated. This analysis demonstrated that gender has an impact on the interest of the students in engineering and technology but it does not have any influence on the rest of the studied variables. The results show that the interest of girls could be increased through group activities. Age has only influence on the desire to repeat the experience, with a varied level of influence, in the case of the technological contents. The motivational factors that have a greater influence on each variable, “innovation” and “usefulness”, were also analyzed.spa
dc.language.isoengspa
dc.publisherInternational Journal of Technology and Design Educationspa
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/*
dc.subjectTechnologyspa
dc.subjectEngineeringspa
dc.subjectTechnical educationspa
dc.titleAnalyzing the gender influence on the interest in engineering and technical subjects.spa
dc.typearticlespa
dc.description.versionpre-printspa
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccessspa
dc.description.extent25581 KBspa
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10798-020-09580-3spa
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10798-020-09580-3spa


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