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

Creating a Lesson Plan

As an adjunct Professor, you will need to create a tentative lesson plan for your course syllabus. I say tentative because anything can happen, ie. we just seen a pandemic rearrange our entire schedules. Depending on the textbook you choose, some authors provide a outline for lessons with assignments that correspond with each chapter. Most… Continue reading Creating a Lesson Plan

Adjunct Teaching Part 3

During the semester be sure to take attendance each class, know when midterm and final grades are due, and communicate with your students and their college advisors should you see any student start falling behind. Some colleges students have assigned mentors and the college may have specific notification form. Most importantly, do not share any… Continue reading Adjunct Teaching Part 3

Adjunct Teaching Part 2

These hints below will help you to be ready to start the semester on time. You will need to contact the digital learning team if you need help learning the college learning management system (LMS), ie. Blackboard, Moodle, or Sakai. Next, ask the department chair for a copy of a previous course syllabus, so you… Continue reading Adjunct Teaching Part 2

Media 101 Week 13

This week’s Media class is learning about media methods and theories. Students are discovering the difference between quantitative and qualitative research tools used for collecting and analyzing data on a topic. The class discussed several different communication models that apply to media and how they evolved throughout history. Students realized the importance of delivering the… Continue reading Media 101 Week 13

Media 101 Week 11

This week’s media class topic is Media Ethics. Students will be reviewing the philosophy of categorical imperative by Kant. We will also covering both the Golden rule and the Golden mean. While we have laws and rules to help govern us, but everyone has their own moral compass. Media, advertising, and the news can easily… Continue reading Media 101 Week 11

Media 101 Week 9

This week’s Media class is learning the in and outs of Public Relations. We covered the topic of rhetoric and how by constructing written or spoken words can be affected by ethos, logos, and pathos, which is persuasion used by an author to convince others to see their viewpoint. For example, a writer can use… Continue reading Media 101 Week 9

IBM Digital Health Pass

I definitely foresee the new IBM Digital Health Pass on every college campuses, as this new digitally secure card technology will track whether a person’s medical records or in this case if staff, students, and teachers have been vaccinated for the covid virus. Here is the link to read about how IBM Watson Health and… Continue reading IBM Digital Health Pass