News & Happenings
Keep up-to-date with recent news and happenings — my wide range of interests include web design, instructional technology, photography, and painting. Some of my favorite photographs of Door County are highlighted in the thumbnail images below:
2014 News and Events
My new book, Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 (7th edition) was published by Pearson Education Addison-Wesley!
This book builds on the successful sixth edition. Updates for the 7th edition include an introduction to jQuery and expanded coverage of responsive web design, mobile web design best practices, viewport meta tag, CSS media queries, flexible images, testing mobile display, and CSS3 properties. includes an additional case study, expanded treatment of CSS3 topics, and updates to HTML5 topics.
Attended the 2014 In Control Web + Mobile Design Conference in Orlando.
Capture Door County selected my photo, Gyrfalcon Returns, as Photo of the Day on 01/05/14.
2013 News and Events
Capture Door County selected my photo, To Infinity and Beyond, as Photo of the Day on 12/22/13.
Three of my photographs, Red Umbrella, All in a Day's Work, and Kayaks at Cana Island, were published in Capture Door County: A Fine-Art Photography Book of Door County, Wisconsin, Pediment Publishing.
Capture Door County selected my photo, Cooper’s Hawk, as Photo of the Day on 11/24/13.
Capture Door County selected my photo, Field of Waves, as Photo of the Day on 10/31/13.
Capture Door County selected my photo, Wildwood Farm in Fall, as Photo of the Day on 10/21/13.
Capture Door County selected my photo, Evening Glow in Fall, as Photo of the Day on 10/8/13.
Capture Door County selected my photo, Red Umbrella, as Photo of the Day on 8/19/13.
Attended the Photofest conference presented by the Sedona Arts Center.
Attended the 2013 In Control Web Design Conference. It was energizing to be in the company of such talented web professionals.
My new book, Basics of Web Design: HTML5 & CSS3 (2nd edition) was published by Addison-Wesley!
This book builds on the successful first edition. It includes an additional case study, expanded treatment of CSS3, and updates to HTML5 topics.
2012 News and Events
Attended CSS Summit 2012, a virtual conference that focuses on the latest and greatest CSS.
My new book, Web Development & Design Foundations with HTML5 (6th edition) was published by Addison-Wesley! The release of the 6th edition also marks the 10 year anniversary of the textbook — the 1st edition was published back in 2002 — with new editions about every 18 months to keep current with industry trends.
Presented an e-poster session, Provide Immediate Feedback with an Online Formative Assessment, at the Harper College 2012 Spring TechFest.
2011 News and Events
Completed the W3C's Introduction to W3C Mobile Web and Applications Best Practices online course.
My professional "bucket list" is complete! The International Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance Learning, published my article, Exploring Community College Student Perceptions of Online Learning, which describes my dissertation research.
Need to review concepts from the Basics of Web Design: HTML5 & CSS3 book? There's an app for that!
- iTunes App Store: Basics of Web Design Review
The app provides a mobile way for students to check their knowledge of the concepts and topics in the book. The app features a review quiz for each chapter with 10 randomly chosen questions. Students can review and practice anywhere with this handy app.
This book features topics in two-page spreads, which will appeal to multi-tasking, busy learners.
Presented a webinar on March 15, 2011, Exploring Community College Student Perceptions of Online Learning, for the Instructional Technology Council, which is a national organization that is a leader in advancing distance education .
Presented an e-poster session, Reach Out to Students with Text Messages and Twitter, at the Harper College 2011 Spring TechFest.
Presented the workshop, Supporting Student Success with a Distance Learning Orientation, to Harper College faculty.
A blast from the past — 2002-2010 News.