News & Happenings — a Blast from the Past
Keep up-to-date with recent news and happenings — my interests range from web design to instructional technology.
2004 News & Happenings
Developed a blended (hybrid) course: CIS 229 Open Source Web Application Development using PHP, MySQL, and Apache.
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) listed my online graphics tutorial on Macromedia Fireworks MX 2004 in the Science and Technology / Information Technology / Web category.
Prepared an E-Commerce presentation for the Harper College Kappa Beta Delta meeting.
Presented "Cheating and Plagiarism in the Information Age" at the Teaching Online in Higher Education (TOHE) online conference sponsored by Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne on November 11.
Attended the SLATE (Supporting Learning and Technology in Education) Conference at the University of Chicago.
Listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers, Eighth Edition 2003-2004
One of my students who was listed in an honor publication nominated me as the teacher who has been most influential during her academic career. Thank you!
Finished a series of graduate courses in Online Learning leading to a Master Online Teacher Certificate from the Illinois Online Network at the University of Illinois
Academic Reviewer for Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers, 6th Edition
Presented "Using Classroom Assessment Techniques in Online Courses" at the 2004 IOC - Illinois Online Conference for Teaching and Learning
2003 News & Happenings
Developed CIS 189 Extensible Markup Languages, a course on XML and XSLT
Attended the 2003 Conference on Information Technology sponsored by the League for Innovation in Community College
Served as a volunteer Reviewer for the 2004 "Guidelines for Associate-Degree Programs in Information Systems", a publication of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
Co-developed CIS 143 Intro to Database Management
2002 News & Happenings
Developed web server-side scripting database course, CIS 239 Web Site Development III, using ASP, ASP.Net, Access, and SQL Server
Published Web Developer Foundations: Using XHTML, a textbook for first semester web development students
Interviewed in Course Technology's IT Link Newsletter. View Article
Developed an online course, CIS 218 E-Commerce Development, which can help prepare students for the CIW E-Commerce Designer and CompTIA eBiz+ Certification Exams
William Rainey Harper College
Department of Instructional Technology Fellowship
Developed web development courses for faculty members