I spent a good chunk of the day writing a syllabus for a hypothetical class that I would like to teach some day instead of grading quizzes for the actual current class that I'm a reader/grader for. Sigh.
On the up side, I've got a full syllabus drawn up for a course on digital humanities (extendabe into digital projects in other fields too) that teaches Racket and Scribble, the command line, version control, and licensing to non programmers & culminating in creating their own digital projects
@mlemweb I had that in my syllabus when I was teaching. Students could get extra credit for participating in a variety of ways. I put a cap on the extra credit, but only had one student come close to hitting that.