You Really Should Give This a Try

One thing that presenters are always wanting to find out after their presentaiton, is how well they did and did the audience walk away with what you expected them to. Well, please head on over to, sign up and give it a try. Here are some things I would like to see presenters try:Continue reading “You Really Should Give This a Try”

Why Feedback Matters

It’s now been a little over a week since the Fall Quarter ended at Clark College and it’s time to review anonymous feedback students left on the popular site. Now, this post may see a bit “ASW-ish”, but when you truly enjoy what you are doing and you are making an impact on peoplesContinue reading “Why Feedback Matters”

My Fall 2015 Schedule at Clark College

Here is my class schedule for the fall 2015 quarter: Monday – API & Advanced Integration (CTEC 228) 6:30-8:50PM, room SHL 124 Tuesday/Thursday – Intro to Programming and Problem Solving (CTEC 121) 10:30AM-12:50PM, room SHL 125 Tuesday/Thursday – Business Web Practices (CTEC 165) 4:00-5:50pm, room SHL 125 (Tueday) / Foster Auditorium (Thursday) Check the Clark College website toContinue reading “My Fall 2015 Schedule at Clark College”

Two Years as a College Professor

This month I completed my second year as a professor at Clark College. In that time I have taught HTML Fundamentals, JavaScript, Intro to Programming and Problem Solving with Python, PHP with SQL 1 and PHP with SQL 2. In that time I have taught 500 students, received the 2013 Exceptional Faculty Award and haveContinue reading “Two Years as a College Professor”

Congratulations Chris Martin

At the Clark College graduation ceremonies in June, Chris Martin was awarded the “Exceptional Faculty Award“. The Clark College Exceptional Faculty Awards are presented annually to full-time and part-time faculty members in recognition of exemplary work performance, positive impact on students, professional commitment, and other contributions to the college. Nominations are submitted by Clark College students, faculty, classified employees,Continue reading “Congratulations Chris Martin”

What advice would you give students who are pursuing careers in web development?

Tomorrow I begin teaching the following 4 classes (80 students in total) at Clark College: HTML Fundamentals (2 of these) JavaScript Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (Python) My question to you is what advice would you give these students regarding pursuing a career in web development and/or programming? Thanks in advance for your comments.