We are our best selves when challenged. Students gain far more from correcting their own answers than from being corrected by the instructor. Learning to learn will help all students pass all their class, and develop their critical thinking skills. All students should pass this class, and the next, and the next. He is notContinue reading “Bruce Elgort believes…”
This conversation took place late last night on Slack: Student: Bruce I see you the Sublime Text editor. Bruce: I have tried many of them out and prefer Sublime. Student: I want to be a professional web developer one day. I also have some questions about the assignment that’s due tomorrow. Bruce: A professional webContinue reading “Yeah, this…”
When an assignment has been available for 2 weeks and you ask for an extension on the day it is due isn’t cool.
Read through the assignment in its entirety. Read through it again and maybe a third time. If you only use the grading rubric to go by, you will possibly miss key elements of the assignment.
Our guest for week 4 of the Business Web Practices Speaker Series will be Cheryl Bledsoe who for many years been fundamental in helping define and implement the role of social media in time of crisis and emergency, most notably in roles in management in both Clark and Clackamas counties. You will likely come awayContinue reading “This Weeks Business Web Practices Guest Speaker: Cheryl Bledsoe”
I just received this feedback from Troy Uyan’s presentation at Clark College earlier this week: I just finished Troy’s presentation. He is an extraordinary individual. If I didn’t know any better, I would think he had at least 5 to 10 years experience. He is extremely accomplished in such a short time. His story aboutContinue reading “Why I Teach Reason No. 17”
Continuing on from my list of “College Student Worst Practices” post: Worst Practice No. 4: Waiting until the day an assignment is due to ask the instructor for assistance. As soon as an assignment is announced or made available, read through it in its entirety at least once and maybe twice. Don’t simply do theContinue reading “More College Student Worst Practices”
Worst Practice No. 1: From an email sent to students: “If you have read this far and want 3 extra credit points, send a message to me by Tuesday at noon.” 5 days later and only 2 people replied. If your teacher/instructor ever offers you extra credit points for reading a weekly announcement email, respondContinue reading “College Student Worst Practices – The First Three”
Hello! Are you interested in learning PHP and SQL? If so, please consider taking my course this fall which is being offered on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 10:30am-12:50pm at Clark College located in Vancouver, Washington. Got questions? Please ask. If you could share this post with your friends I would really appreciate it.