Web Design Week 9

This week in Web Design students will learn about Media queries and how they help responsive designer format a web page no matter what screen is used. We will be diving into tables and forms, so data can be both captured and display as readable information. One example of forms is to obtain customer email… Continue reading Web Design Week 9

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

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!

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 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

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!

The CRAAP Test

My technology classes had the honor of learning more about information literacy by using the CRAAP test this week. The CRAAP test helps a student to determine if any source is good to use for their research papers. The students must decide based on the following criteria: Is the material Current, is it Relevant, by… Continue reading The CRAAP Test

UX vs. UI Design

Web design is more than coding, it's an art form which deals with the client's needs and wants. Three big things web designers must consider: How will the user will interact with the website? How will the data will flow through the website? How to make the site stand out from other sites?I often see… Continue reading UX vs. UI Design

SuperComputer Flops

I am using an older textbook called "Computer Confluence" for digital literacy during my 2nd summer technology course. It actually mentions a term I hadn't heard about before called "flops". It is how the performance of a supercomputer is commonly measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS) via… Continue reading SuperComputer Flops