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 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 Orientation

Last night, I had the privilege of attending a fantastic orientation for Marist College’s adjunct professors. It was located in the new Hancock building on their Poughkeepsie campus. It was nice to meet and mingle with the deans, chairs and other teachers that represent each school at the college. It was great to be face-to-face… Continue reading Adjunct Orientation

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!

Space – The Final Frontier

Today, we are seeing history in the making as we return to outer space via NASA and SpaceX. I think it’s absolutely amazing how far technology has come. We went from rockets to a shuttle program and now we are back with highly sophisticated capsule and much improved rocket and boosters. The lessons we learned… Continue reading Space – The Final Frontier

Show and Tell

Give instruction to a wise man or woman, and he or she will be still wiser; teach a righteous man or woman, and he or she will increase in learning. Proverbs 9:9 This week I am trying a new approach for engaging my students by asking them to share something they discovered while doing their… Continue reading Show and Tell

Cobol Programmers Wanted!

IBM is looking for Cobol Programmers, so last night I decided to look up some names on LinkedIn, and so we will see what happens. I know that my father, Robert Wisor, worked to develop the COBOL business module. Somebody out there must remember his name, as it would of been a team effort of… Continue reading Cobol Programmers Wanted!

Online Educational Resources

There are several apps that colleges and professors are recommending this week due to moving courses online. Doceri – whiteboard software WebEx – online meeting softwareZoom – video creation software  If you know any other educational apps used for online higher education, then please do share which ones you use to create course content. One suggestion that I agree… Continue reading Online Educational Resources