Web Design Week 2

This week for my web design course students will start to learn the basic of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), which is the programming code that a computer’s internet web browser reads in order to display a websites. Students will hand code their first webpage using Notepad, which is a simple text editor and then… Continue reading Web Design Week 2

Web Design Week 1

This week, I will be teaching at a few more colleges, which includes Marist and MSMC along with SUNY Ulster. My website’s blog for the next 15 weeks will be focused on Web Design, because it is the main course I am teaching this semester. The textbooks I am using is Responsive Web Design with… Continue reading Web Design Week 1

Discover Scratch Studio

Recently, I discovered Scratch.com, which is children’s programming app. What exactly is Scratch? Basically, it is a very simplistic form of teaching children how to code. It challenges children to build a program with bright blocks of code to create or solve a project. Here is a great video to watch that explains how to… Continue reading Discover Scratch Studio

10 Commandments of Computer Ethics

Last week in class, we covered Digital Citizenship, which is basically an extension of Computer Ethics. First, let's define what technology ethics are: Computer ethics deals with the procedures, values, and practices that govern the process of consuming computing technology and its related disciplines without damaging or violating the moral values and beliefs of any individual, organization or… Continue reading 10 Commandments of Computer Ethics

3D Virtual Reality

On Tuesday, I took my students on a local field trip to Mercy College's Vitale Center for Academic Excellence and Innovation located at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. Here are some photos of the latest technology that Mercy College is using to teach students various subjects. The students got hands-on experience using 3D Virtual Reality computers,… Continue reading 3D Virtual Reality

Programming Languages

This week in class we will be studying various computer programming languages. While there are several both open source and proprietary software to choose from, the System Design Lifecycle (SDLC) is the same. Learn SDLC in 9 Minutes Video The 4 main questions any IT programmer should ask before selecting what program language to use:… Continue reading Programming Languages