Web Design Reflection

Whenever I teach a new course I like to take time to reflect back on it. This enables me, so I can tweak the course for my future students. I had the privilege of teaching a new course called Web Design at 3 different colleges. I used the same textbook called Responsive Design with Html5,… Continue reading Web Design Reflection

It’s A Wrap

It has been a very challenging semester for me, as I was teaching at five different colleges. I am proud of myself that I got to work for Marist, Mercy, MSMC, Pace University, and SUNY Ulster, as they’re such fine academic institutions. All the colleges students did excellent under the strict masked pandemic restrictions. However,… Continue reading It’s A Wrap

Web Design Week 15

Yes, it is finals we for my web design classes. This week I will be reviewing both Mercy College’s students personal art portfolio websites and PACE University’s students nonprofit group websites. I am looking to seeing how all their sites turned out. Each class will take time to critique each other’s sites and provide constructive… Continue reading Web Design Week 15

Web Design Week 5

This week my web design students are learning what are Cascading Stylesheets along with how to create external CSS file and link it a HTML index file. Obviously, they’re finding out there a lot of coding involved to set up CSS, as it is called “reskinning” a website. However, CSS makes it way easier to… Continue reading Web Design Week 5

Text Editors & FTP Apps

Since I am teaching the same web design course for 3 colleges this semester I need to make sure certain programs work. Obviously, each college has a computer lab that is different from other. Tonight’s art class explored Text editors and File Transfer Protocol applications in the Marist College’s Steel Plant Mac lab. Part of… Continue reading Text Editors & FTP Apps

Cobol Programmers Wanted!

IBM is looking for Cobol Programmers, so last night I decided to look up some names on LinkedIn, and so we will see what happens. I know that my father, Robert Wisor, worked to develop the COBOL business module. Somebody out there must remember his name, as it would of been a team effort of… Continue reading Cobol Programmers Wanted!

UX vs. UI Design

Web design is more than coding, it's an art form which deals with the client's needs and wants. Three big things web designers must consider: How will the user will interact with the website? How will the data will flow through the website? How to make the site stand out from other sites?I often see… Continue reading UX vs. UI Design

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