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

Wireframes & Sitemaps

The first week I asked my three web design classes to plan their personal portfolio website by creating a wireframe and a sitemap. Their personal plan had to state what colors, typography, graphics, patterns, textures, and any possible miscellaneous items, which can be anything that one might consider adding into their portfolio. What is a… Continue reading Wireframes & Sitemaps

Web Design Week 4

This week my Web Design class will be learning how to add images, links, and lists to web pages. Students will have the opportunity to explore using the DIV tag to section off parts of a webpage. Understanding how to us div tags is important especially when the class starts assigning ids and classes to… Continue reading Web Design Week 4

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 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

GOD Rocks!

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus - Philippians 4:19. Now that August is here the count down is on until the fall semester starts. I am super busy setting up my 7 full time courses & 2 half semester courses for the rest… Continue reading GOD Rocks!

Everyone’s Life Matters

You shall not murder - Exodus 20:13. Today’s news, is stating that criminal violence is rising. Doesn’t everyone’s life matters? No parent should have to bury their child. Why won’t our government acknowledge the senseless deaths happening in our urban cities across our country? We have removed the governing laws for consequences and voted for… Continue reading Everyone’s Life Matters

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