Web Design for Nonprofits

Today, I had an awesome guest speaker for my Mercy College web design students, Gail Orser from Strategies for Organizational Success LLC, to speak about her professional experience working with non-profits. She shared about the importance of creating a good mission and vision statements along with the need for nonprofits to develop SMART Goals for… Continue reading Web Design for Nonprofits

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 12

This week’s media class is about communication law that regulates the media. Students discovered Hollywood’s Hays Code, which highly censored movies from 1922 to 1968. Since then, we have the Motion Picture Association of America’s film rating system (MPAA), which is based upon age appropriation. The class also reviewed the NYTimes vs. Sullivan case from… Continue reading Media 101 Week 12

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

Start Here. Go Far!

Hi, my name is Professor Sandra Wisor and I am an adjunct college professor for several college campuses. In 2019, I applied to SUNY Ulster Community College to teach technology for Hudson Link For Higher Education in Prisons. This decision has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. Because of the connections I made… Continue reading Start Here. Go Far!

Fall 2020 Week 9

Yeah, all the student’s midterm grades are in, so half the semester is over! Two of my classes for SUNY Ulster FYE classes finished. I just started teaching another FYE for SUNY Ulster and Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prisons. Week 1 they will discover general education offerings and the differences between a transfer… Continue reading Fall 2020 Week 9

Learning Moodle

This week I am learning Moodle, which is an open source learning platform like Blackboard for teachers and students. Luckily, MSMC offers online Moodle training courses for new staff. Moodle also integrates with other packages like Zoom and Cengage Mindtap, which both are used to teach technology virtually. Cengage has added 3 new chapters to… Continue reading Learning Moodle

The Finish Line

Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward. 2 John 1:8 Yes, the Spring Semester is finally over, as I turn in grades this weekend. I actually enjoyed reading their in-depth technology term research papers and watching their creative presentations and resume videos. The… Continue reading The Finish Line

MIS Week 14

In my management information systems course the students learned about project management last week. Experienced Project Managers are necessary overseers to ensure projects are completed on time. Project Managers often use Gantt and PERT charts to keep a project on task and target. Microsoft Project software can assist managers draw and plan out projects, as… Continue reading MIS Week 14