Findings show 59% of students who don’t code would like to learn but haven’t had the opportunity. Join Ashley Budd as she speaks with StudyMode researchers who have just released the results of a Student Psyche Report on students and computer programming and Sven Aas of Mount Holyoke College. Six in 10 students think coding will be a competitive advantage to job hunters yet only 23% know how to code.

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Episode Host

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd is a digital strategist and designer based in upstate New York. She specializes in bringing offline experiences online. Ashley is director of digital marketing at Cornell University serving Alumni Affairs and Development. Prior to joining the team at Cornell, Ashley spent more than five years in Enrollment Management and Career Services at Rochester Institute of Technology. Ashley speaks about college admissions, digital fundraising, communication and media technologies.