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

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

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 7

This week my media students are studying the impact of social media. One class activity included researching various communication platforms and the company’s policies to be a member of that online community. We also covered the media topics of ethical censorship, invasion of privacy, and the need for transparency. Another group activity was to examine… Continue reading Media 101 Week 7

Is Google a Good or a Bad Thing?

Today, my students did a great job debating the question, “Is Google a good or a bad thing?” The class was asked to read these two articles: Is Google making us stupid? by Nicolas CarrGoogle’s effects on memory by B. Sparrow Next, each group presented their facts that either Google is the greatest thing next… Continue reading Is Google a Good or a Bad Thing?

Fall 2020 Week 15

Yes, we are in the home stretch of the semester as finals are next week. My Marist College technology students had the opportunity to play Jeopardy as a review for their up coming final exam. They are completing their resume videos. My digital toolbox students are finishing up their videos projects, writing a reflection paper… Continue reading Fall 2020 Week 15

Fall 2020 Week 13

I was coughing all weekend, had a headache 3 days straight, so I went for Covid-19 test yesterday. Unfortunately, I can’t go back on campus until I get negative results. So rest of this week I am to teach remotely. I don’t want to share germs with my students either. Status of my classes: Technology… Continue reading Fall 2020 Week 13

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!