This week’s Business Web Practices lecture features two individuals with strong ties to Clark College; CTEC and CGT adjunct instructor Fellene Gaylord and Web Development program graduate Christine Watson. Both will share tales of their career journeys with a stress on how successful careers in the world of the web require one to be fluid, open to change, and be willing to regularly develop and expand their skill sets.
Hope to see you on Weds. 11/2/16 at 4:30 in Foster Auditorium at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington.
A schedule of all of the speakers participating in this year’s series as well as the video archive for the series can be found at http://bit.ly/CTEC165 and you can subscribe to our new YouTube CTEC 165 channel at http://bit.ly/CTEC165Videos
I am happy to announce the speaker and session list for my Business Web Practices class at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. These events are open to the public and take place in Foster Auditorium. If you have any questions please let me know.
View the speaker schedule along with speaker bios >
This month I completed my third year as a professor at Clark College, located in Vancouver, Washington. Here are the courses I have taught:
- HTML Fundamentals (CTEC 122)
- Intro to Programming and Problem Solving with Python (CTEC 121)
- PHP with SQL 1 (CTEC 127)
- PHP with SQL 2 (CTEC 227)
- Business Web Practices (CTEC 165)
- API & Advanced Integration (CTEC 228)
In that time I have had the pleasure of working with 700+ students, received the 2013 Exceptional Faculty Award and have made many new friends and colleagues. I am also participating in several college councils and industry advisory boards. Add to the list three “30 Clicks” presentations at the Cannell Library.
My “encore career” continues to bring much joy and happines to my life.
I would like to thank the following people for volunteering to speak to my Business Web Practices class at Clark College during the Fall 2015 quarter:
Week 1 – Craig Ebersol of Clark College / Heidi Johnson Bixby of Johnson Bixby and Associates
Week 2 – Tocarra Stark, Communications and Marketing of Clark College
Week 3 – Troy Uyan of Clark County
Week 4 – Derek Jesser and Aine McCarthy of Gravitate Design
Week 5 – Micah Godbolt of Phase2
Week 6 – Morgan McColum and Don Mills of Twilight Pizza and Scott Carden, Marblelife
Week 7 – Jane Croft of Anthem Medical
Week 8 – Dave Barcos of The Startup Brand
Week 9 – Aaron Hockley, Aaron Hockley Photography
All of you delivered invaluable information and experiences that each and every student couldn’t have gotten anywhere else.
On behalf of my students, myself and Clark College – Thank You!
Here is a description of the course from the course catalog:
Business Web Practices surveys business standards and professional best practices for professions associated with web content creation, web design, and web development. Topics include distinctions between freelance, contracted and salaried work environments, web production practices in content strategy, project management, workflow and version control, current practices in marketing, web analytics and search engine optimization, and legal and ethical issues.
During Week 11 of the quarter students will be delivering “Ignite” style final presentations. I’m super stoked to see my students presenting in this new and upcoming presentation style.