Reviewing my experiences and achievements from online learning. Covering a wide range of topics including programming, business, psychology, history, and more.
Collection of personal projects, design challenges, and some of my previous work. Most projects include a project blog and links to the final product.
Articles covering design, technology, education, or other topics that inspire me. Recently this has been focused on the review of online courses.
Over the past few years I've taken dozens of courses from sites like edX and Coursera, covering a broad range of subjects. I write reviews for these and other online learning sources while continuing my own professional development.
Occasionally I challenge myself to build something with my acquired skills, and apply technical design in creative ways. I document the process and link to the final products through my project blogs.
Also, I will occasionally write personal post on topics that interest me, usually in the field of technology, education, or gaming.
An experienced web application developer, having worked on sites for airlines, education, and personal use.
Designed interactive educational content, technical documents, and simple user interfaces
Worked QA on a console release title, and have become well versed in game design and its potential use in other fields.
An actor and musician, which has served me well in communication and generally being more well-rounded.
Computer Forensics, the second in a five part micro-masters in Cybersecurity, is a practical study in the art of recovering and examining digital data that may have been used to commit crimes.
How to Code: Simple Data
Re-branded from the Systematic Program Design series, this first course covers the same methodical template approach to software design while getting into more advance uses of recursion and self-reference.
A very basic introduction of concepts and terms that will hopefully be built upon as part of a Cybersecurity MicroMasters program.
Rails with Active Record and Action Pack
Foundations of Active Record and Action Pack libraries, otherwise known as the basis for the Model View Controller framework that Rails is built on. Which they probably could have said more clearly.
Ruby on Rails Tutorial (Rails 5)
One of the best examples of context based learning I've seen, this free online textbook teaches Rails concepts by having students build a professional quality web application.
An introduction to front end web development put into context using great examples, assignments, and an overarching professional demonstration.
Ruby on Rails: An Introduction
Introduces students to the basics of Ruby on Rails, through an overview of Ruby syntax and a rushed Rails template project.
Learn Spanish: Basic Spanish for English Speakers
Self-paced beginning Spanish, with a surprising variety of exercises but little replayability
Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 3: The Brain
This edition explains how the neuronal connections covered in part two function in the parts of our brains that govern the senses.
Systematic Program Design- Part 1
A systematic, template approach to creating well structured code. The first of a three part series.
Career Success Specialization
Nine part specialization covering project management, time management, work place communication, and finance for non finance majors.
Introduction to Project Management
Three part project management course based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)