Code Club

 

In the Library

 

Bethany Seeger

bseeger@amherst.edu

Sarah Walden McGowan

swalden@amherst.edu

Format

  • Planning of Meetings, every other week
  • Code Club meeting every other week
  • Format of Code Club Meeting, talking vs hands-on
  • Communication via Email, Google Drive, Github
  • Topics Covered: Python, HTML, XML, XPATH

Tips

  • Survey potential participants
  • Create a few simple goals
  • Create/find a project that builds up in skill level
  • Two or more people planning and working on it
  • 'Mini series' instead of long term club?

Keep in mind

people only have so much time ...

people only have so much interest ...

any demystification of computing is a good thing...

professional development?

Ideas

  • Take apart a computer
  • WordPress
  • How to use GitHub
  • Members' ideas
  • Command Line Interface

Resources

  • Amherst College Documentation: https://goo.gl/P2fP0m
  • Think Python Book: http://greenteapress.com/wp/think-python/