Where to Find Bruce at Clark College – Spring 2018

Mondays and Wednesdays

  • 10:00 AM – 12:20 PM CTEC 112 in SHL 125
  • 1:00 – 2:00 PM Office Hours in SHL 127
  • 3:30 PM – 5:50 PM CTEC 126 in SHL 125

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • 10:30 AM – 12:50 AM CTEC 227 in SHL 124
  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM Office Hours in SHL 127

Course No. Key

CTEC 112 – Programming Essentials
CTEC 126 – JavaScript
CTEC 227 – PHP with SQL 2

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That Makes 14 Microsoft MTA’s

Today I completed two more Microsoft Certified Technology Associate (MTA) exams. The tests were the “Introduction to Programming Using JavaScript (Exam 98-382) and “Introduction to Programming with Using Block-Based Languages (98-380)”. The JavaScript exam focused on the following:

  • Program with JavaScript Operators, Methods, and Keywords
  • Program with Variables, Data Types, and Functions
  • Implement and Analyze Decisions and Loops
  • Interact with the Document Object Model
  • Interact with HTML Forms

 

The Block-Based Programming Exam focussed on:

  • Apply Strategies to Solve Computational Problems
  • Design Algorithms
  • Work with Data Representation in Block-Based Programming Languages
  • Solve Computational Problems by Using Modeling and Simulation
  • Code Programs in Block-Based Programming
  • Assess Personal Security in Internet Communications
  • Examine the Software Development Process

Here is a list of the MTA’s that I have completed:

  1. Microsoft Technology Associate: Mobility and Devices Fundamentals (February 9, 2017)
  2. Microsoft Technology Associate: Cloud Fundamentals (June 1, 2016)
  3. Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (January 15, 2015)
  4. Microsoft Technology Associate: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals, July 17, 2014
  5. Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals, June 18, 2014
  6. Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentals, June 11, 2014
  7. Microsoft Technology Associate: Database Administration Fundamentals, June 09, 2014
  8. Microsoft Technology Associate: Web Development Fundamentals, June 09, 2014
  9. Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Operating System Fundamentals, June 04, 2014
  10. Microsoft Technology Associate: Software Development Fundamentals, February 25, 2014
  11. Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming Using Python, January 18, 2018
  12. Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming Using HTML and CSS, January 23, 2018
  13. Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming Using JavaScript, January 24, 2018
  14. Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming Using Block-Based Languages, January 24, 2018

That Makes 12 Microsoft MTA’s

Today I completed my twelfth Microsoft Certified Technology Associate (MTA) exam. The test was the “Introduction to Programming Using HTML and CSS (Exam 98-383). This exam focussed on the following:

  • Understand HTML Fundamentals
  • Understand CSS Fundamentals
  • Structure Documents Using HTML
  • Present Multimedia Using HTML
  • Style Web Pages Using CSS

Here is a list of the MTA’s that I have completed:

  1. Microsoft Technology Associate: Mobility and Devices Fundamentals (February 9, 2017)
  2. Microsoft Technology Associate: Cloud Fundamentals (June 1, 2016)
  3. Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (January 15, 2015)
  4. Microsoft Technology Associate: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals, July 17, 2014
  5. Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals, June 18, 2014
  6. Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentals, June 11, 2014
  7. Microsoft Technology Associate: Database Administration Fundamentals, June 09, 2014
  8. Microsoft Technology Associate: Web Development Fundamentals, June 09, 2014
  9. Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Operating System Fundamentals, June 04, 2014
  10. Microsoft Technology Associate: Software Development Fundamentals, February 25, 2014
  11. Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming Using Python, January 18, 2018
  12. Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming Using HTML and CSS, January 23, 2018

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That Makes 11 Microsoft MTA’s

Today I completed my eleventh Microsoft Certified Technology Associate (MTA) exam. The test was the “Introduction to Programming Using Python (Exam 98-381). This exam focussed on the following:

  • Perform Operations using Data Types and Operators
  • Control Flow with Decisions and Loops
  • Perform Input and Output Operations
  • Document and Structure Code
  • Perform Troubleshooting and Error Handling
  • Perform Operations Using Modules and Tools

Here is a list of the MTA’s that I have completed:

  1. Microsoft Technology Associate: Mobility and Devices Fundamentals (February 9, 2017)
  2. Microsoft Technology Associate: Cloud Fundamentals (June 1, 2016)
  3. Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (January 15, 2015)
  4. Microsoft Technology Associate: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals, July 17, 2014
  5. Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals, June 18, 2014
  6. Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentals, June 11, 2014
  7. Microsoft Technology Associate: Database Administration Fundamentals, June 09, 2014
  8. Microsoft Technology Associate: Web Development Fundamentals, June 09, 2014
  9. Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Operating System Fundamentals, June 04, 2014
  10. Microsoft Technology Associate: Software Development Fundamentals, February 25, 2014
  11. Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming Using Python, January 18, 2018

IBM Champion for Cloud 2018

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This morning I received an email from IBM letting me know that I was named an IBM Champion for Cloud. I’m honored to be part of this group of technology professionals. A huge thank you to those people who nominated me for this designation.

Now Available – Clark College News Alexa Skill

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The Clark College News Amazon Alexa skill is now available in the Alexa skills catalog. This skill will read the latest five news stories from http://news.clark.edu site.

And that’s a wrap! Thank you, Clark College Business Web Practices speakers!

I’m very thankful for all of the guest speakers who took time from their busy schedules to spend a few hours talking with students in the Business Web Practices class at Clark College. Each of you made an impact on each and every student, which I know they really appreciated.

  • Aaron Hockley: Photography & WordCamp Speaker
  • Peter Ramsing: Software Developer and Project Leader Veelo
  • Jane Croft: Quality Assurance Senior Analyst/Manager, Anthem
  • Callie Carroll: User Experience (UX) Researcher
  • Dave Barcos: Founder – The Bridge Incubator
  • Christine Watson: Project Manager, Formations Design Group, LLC
  • Fellene Gaylord: Creative in Chief at Sirius Media LLC and Adjunct Professor at Clark College
  • Cheryl Bledsoe: Technology & Accreditation Manager at Clackamas County Communications
  • Jason Wright: Chief Operations Officers, Webfor
  • Dale Chumbley: Realtor and Social Media Pioneer, Real Living Real Estate
  • Adriana Vela: MarketTecNexus, Founder
  • Eliza Greenwood: Freelance Digital Marketer, ESODAS, LLC
  • Sophie Banner: Mission Marketer // Communications Specialist // Creative Strategist, City of Vancouver

Learn more about the speakers and watch videos of their talks.

Also, a big shout out to Tim Cook, Adam Coleman, Chris Martin, Arlo Petersen, William Hafer, Fellene Gaylord, Helen Martin and Robert Hughes for their continued support and encouragement throughout my teaching journey.

Where to Find Bruce at Clark College – Winter 2018

Mondays and Wednesdays

  • 2:00 – 3:50 PM CTEC 122 in SHL 125
  • 1:00 – 2:00 PM Office Hours in SHL 127

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • 10:30 AM – 12:50 AM CTEC 127 in SHL 125
  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM Office Hours in SHL 127

Course No. Key

CTEC 121 – Intro to Programming & Problem Solving (Online)
CTEC 122 – HTML Fundamentals
CTEC 127 – PHP with SQL 1

Where to Find Bruce at Clark College – Fall 2017

Mondays and Wednesdays

  • 10:30 AM – 12:50 PM CTEC 112 in SHL 125
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Office Hours in SHL 127
  • 4:00 PM – 5:50 PM CTEC 165 in SHL 125 on Mondays and Foster Auditorium on Wednesdays

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Office Hours in SHL 127
  • 11:30 AM – 1:50 PM CTEC 121 in SHL 125
  • 2:00 PM – 3:50 PM CTEC 122 in SHL 125

Course No. Key

CTEC 112 – Programming Essentials
CTEC 121 – Intro to Programming & Problem Solving
CTEC 122 – HTML Fundamentals
CTEC 165 – Business Web Practices