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!

The 2nd Amendment

As an American citizen, each of us has the Constitutional right to bear arms as per the 2nd Amendment, but we also need to be responsible when using firearms. The news is continuing to report more shootings than ever before. The other stigma is that everyone who owns a gun is bad, which is definitely… Continue reading The 2nd Amendment

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

Interested in Adjunct Teaching? Part 1

Once you have completed your masters degree you can teach at any college or university. I often get asked, “Where to start as an adjunct teacher?” Here’s how to become an adjunct teacher: Prior to searching for teaching job have the following information: a cover letter, a current resume, a copy of your original college… Continue reading Interested in Adjunct Teaching? Part 1

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

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

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!