Media Theory Week 13

This week in my Media Theory class we are finishing up with the textbook. We will be discussing the fallacies found when doing research and how to put a research paper all together. For homework, students will be asked to write a course reflection paper. Students will continue working on their final research paper, which… Continue reading Media Theory Week 13

Web Design Week 14

It is show and tell time this week for my web design classes. Teams will be presenting their group nonprofit sites that they have feverishly been working on the second half of the semester. The groups have made a tremendous effort to coordinate together even in a pandemic to build site that have meaning and… Continue reading Web Design Week 14

Web Design Week 7

This week my web design students learned about mobile first strategy and why it is important to start with the smallest screen device and work your way up to a desktop screen when designing a website. The class has the opportunity to create a mobile site this week as homework, so they explored the necessary… Continue reading Web Design Week 7

The Kaplan Library

Today, I am having one of MSMC’s librarians from The Kaplan Family Library visit both of my technology classes, which is located in Newburgh, NY. She shared about where certain things are located within the library and what sources are available online for students. The librarian also talked about the various databases and how they… Continue reading The Kaplan Library

Learning Management Systems

This semester, as you know already that I am teaching at several colleges. Each college uses a different Learning Management System (LMS). A LMS is a software platform that professors and use to digitally communicate lessons to students. Professors use the back end of the LMS to load up content to use in class and… Continue reading Learning Management Systems

Web Design Week 3

This week students will covering Chapter 2 and learning how to code html web templates. Students will be completing several exercises in class to learn the html5 semantics elements. Semantics means those elements that have meaning to a web designer or web developer. The four basic semantics are: header, nav for navigation, main, and footer.… Continue reading Web Design Week 3

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

Adjunct Teaching

Over the weekend, I was asked, “What is an Adjunct Professor and what do they do?” The easiest way to explain the concept is that once a grad students completes their masters degree, then that graduate has the opportunity to teach in higher education at any college and/or university. The educational institutions are not required… Continue reading Adjunct Teaching

South Of The Border

It has been 6 months and no one from the new Presidency has visited the southern border. Finally, they are going this Friday to figure out what can be done to stop the surge of illegal aliens from entering the United States. But why on earth is the VP only going to El Paso, TX,… Continue reading South Of The Border

Critical Race Theory

In the news again today is the issue of Critical Race Theory (CRT). Glad to see parents are finally taking a stand against CRT by not having it taught in schools. We do not need to teach children to judge others by the color of their skin. Teachers need to be able to focus on… Continue reading Critical Race Theory