The Right Decision

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment - 1 Timothy 6:6. Have you ever wanted a certain job, but realize it just isn’t the right fit? Recently, I applied for a high school math teacher position, but quickly realized that mathematics really isn’t my passion. For me relearning three levels of high school… Continue reading The Right Decision

30 Days to Understanding the Bible

I just started reading 30 Days to Understanding the Bible by Max Anders, The book helps anyone to learn the actual structure of how the Bible was written and who wrote which parts of God’s Holy Word. The book is setup for you to read a chapter in 15 minutes. It also includes great exercises… Continue reading 30 Days to Understanding the Bible

Summer Teaching in Prison

Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering - Hebrews 13:3 NIV. As an adjunct professor, it is hard to find summer teaching jobs at local colleges. Because unless your tenured teacher the availability of working is… Continue reading Summer Teaching in Prison

Media Theory Week 15

This is the last week for my Media Theory course. Students will continue to present their research projects. In class, we will be discussing more about the FB experiment and be analyzing quantitative stats as to how televised football games are portrayed in the media. For their final exam, each student will be writing a… Continue reading Media Theory Week 15

Media Theory Week 12

This week my Media Theory class reviewed more quantitive methods like experiments and statistics. I covered an introduction to basics of statistics such as: mean, mode, median, range, standard dispersement, frequency distribution and variance. For discussion, the students will be sharing the various media ethical issues by reviewing the Facebook (FB) Experiment. In June of… Continue reading Media Theory Week 12

Media Theory Week 11

My Media Theory class will be covering quantitative methods this week, which include content analysis and surveys. The in-class group activity was to compare 1995 comics to 2015 comics and share the differences. Students were asked to examine the comic strip’s content of the setting, the plot, the facial expressions of characters, types of speech… Continue reading Media Theory Week 11

Media Theory Week 10

This week my Media Theory and Methods class will be studying Chapter 10 Ethnomethodology and Chapter 11 Participant Observation. Students are reading about how, ‘Love is a Game’ and how humor can add to a story. Their first group activity include creating a conversation by using Harold Garfinkel’s experiment method on what it is like… Continue reading Media Theory Week 10

Media Theory Week 9

This week my Media Theory class covered two qualitative methods, which are interviewing and historical analysis. The first group activity included interviewing a martian from Mars whose spaceship just landed on Earth, as an investigative reporter. All the students quickly realized asking open ended questions do not work well in the interviewing process. Next, we… Continue reading Media Theory Week 9

A Prayer for Ukraine

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all - 2 Thessalonians 3:16. Heavenly Father, We uplift the people of Ukraine to You. We ask for your shield of protection to be upon your people. We pray for their brave military soldiers… Continue reading A Prayer for Ukraine

Media Theory Week 6

This week in my Media Theory class we will discuss the psychoanalytic theory. Students will be writing about their favorite horror films. We will be covering Freud’s philosophy of one’s identity, ego, and superego. Students are also starting their midterm essay based on what they have learned about media and communication research methods so far… Continue reading Media Theory Week 6