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

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

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

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

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!

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

There’s No Place Like Home

Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: “‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes’? Matthew 21:42. This month, I am volunteering at the Hoving Home in Garrison, NY. We are setting up content using NetSupport School… Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home

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