Should Humanities students learn to code?

One of the big questions that’s been on our mind in the digital humanities working group is whether and to what degree humanities students (and faculty!) need to have digital literacy or even fluency.  Should students be required to move beyond the ability to write a blog or create a wiki toward understanding and even implementing the digital tools that make blogs and wikis and databases possible.  This essay from Anastasia Salter takes up the issue, largely in the affirmative, in a review of Douglas Rushikoff’s Program or be Programmed:  Read more at…Should Humanities students learn to code?.

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