Coding Pedagogy considers the inclusion of coding within the liberal arts generally, and departments of Communication specifically, as that discipline often relies heavily on such skills across the subfields of journalism, visual communication, and strategic communication. Media students create websites, video games, apps, and data visualizations, while engaging in data journalism and the emerging field of media analytics. For many non-Computer Science professors, teaching coding is likely to be a new and sometimes intimidating task and this book hopes to provide an introduction to different strategies and curriculum that instructors can apply in the classroom.
The advantage of this online book is its ability for continual expansion. Article proposals will be accepted at any time for addition to the book. (See the CFP for more information.) Ultimately, we hope this becomes an important (and eventually archival) work that provides guidance for professors teaching in this important area of study.