Category Archives: School

Whats going on with school and thoughts about education in general

….aaaaaaand Again

So tomorrow starts a new semester. One in which I’m gonna be incredibly busy. Four classes, 103 students (registered … we always see some attrition at the beginning of the semester), two different buildings. That’s right, our move to the Millennium Centre is underway. The new lecture/lab rooms are spectacular! I’ll try to get some pictures to post later. The main lab has 46 workstations, … Continue reading ….aaaaaaand Again »

Awww! Shucks!

The question on FB was: Th [sic] teacher who made a difference in my life was called………..? And one response: Thank you, Matthew! A little positive feedback (especially public) goes a long way…

Fall Break

…and the journey goes on… We’re heading in to Fall Break (which always messes me up). But maybe, just maybe, I’ll have a chance to get caught up a little. But I’m leaning toward doing nothing at all today. Kind of a strange week. I had midterms for two classes, but wound up putting off the third ’till next week. The College of Business and … Continue reading Fall Break »

I thought this was neat

So, I’m still working on creating an ‘Advanced System Administration’ class, and have been casting about for topics to include. I think building around the philosophy of DevOps might prove to be the answer. I did a search for DevOps tools, thinking ‘labs,’ and found this. More stuff than I ever thought existed… If anyone has any ideas, I’d love to hear them. I’d like … Continue reading I thought this was neat »

July 2018

Well, a lot’s happened since my last post. I don’t know if I mentioned it earlier, but I decided to drop out of ‘doctor school.’ Many reasons, but ultimately, I decided I enjoy having a life too much. After five college degrees, I think enough is enough. And, besides, I really am not interested in conducting research and preparing/defending a dissertation. So. Since March, when … Continue reading July 2018 »