In an effort to prepare its students to navigate this digital landscape, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC), announced today an initiative with Codecademy, to teach NYU students how to code.
With every aspect of life – from following news to finding love – now governed by algorithms, learning the fundamentals of coding is essential to developing true digital literacy. In an effort to prepare its students to navigate this digital landscape, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC), announced today an initiative with Codecademy, a New York-based start-up that offers online programming classes, to teach NYU students how to code. 500
“This pilot will give our students an excellent introduction to the intricate information systems underlying so much of today’s networked culture,” said MCC chair Marita Sturken. “It is increasingly clear that a basic understanding of computer programming has now become essential knowledge that all college graduates should have.”
“We’re very excited to help NYU teach scores of students to learn to program - it's great to work with a world class institution like NYU that thinks on the cutt
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