An Investigation into Tenacity Levels at CoderDojos1

Nigel McKelvey, Pamela Cowan

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This paper provides an overview of CoderDojos and the philosophy that it aspires to. The research was conducted in one county in Ireland and focused on four CoderDojo locations that were geographically disperse. The findings used a scale known as Grit in order to gauge the tenacity levels of children attending these Dojos. Comparisons were drawn between genders. It also provides a rationale for future research with the addition of qualitative methods
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-48
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jul 2017


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