Day 13- Use your resources and do your research!


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In my opinion something that often gets overlooked is researching the field that you are looking at getting into before you get into the field. I find that watching day-in-the-life videos or reading articles about the subject gives me some valuable insight. It helps to take some of the guess work out of trying to […]

February 19, 2018

Day 12-Teaching and Learning Styles


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I know that this topic is not directly web design related, however I feel that it is beneficial to learning web design. That topic is the idea that it benefits you to know your unique learning style. The theory states that people tend to learn best through either visual, auditory, reading/writing, or kinesthetic learning. You […]

February 8, 2018

Day 11-Back On Track!


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So, I have to admit that I feel off the wagon a little bit. I got very wrapped up in “the holiday spirit”. After that I decided to go Keto and start running and doing body weight exercises. Sadly, my studies took a back seat to all of that as my body was going through […]

February 7, 2018

Day 10 – Review


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Today I reviewed HTML tags and elements. I also was exposed to some of the attributes that elements can have. After that I got an overview of parent and child elements. The idea that their use allows you to create more complex structures sparks a lot of potential ideas in my mind. I briefly covered […]

December 18, 2017

Day 9 – < Learning >


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So, I have been learning the basics of HTML. Thus far, I have covered the basics of tags, text emphasis, lists, images, links and tables. I feel like getting a strong foundation is essential when learning anything. Before I more on to more in depth studies I am going to be working on a project […]

December 12, 2017

Day 8 – Learning the Building Blocks of the Web


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I started my adventure into learning the basics of HTML at Khan Academy. I believe in first impressions and I wanted a non-threatening first exposure to the topic. I like that the instructor varies her vocal tone and shows enthusiasm when she speaks. Bear in mind I’m not learning complex process as of yet, but […]

December 11, 2017

Day 7 – The Process that is Modern Web design


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Today course was very interesting and went into great depth. It covered everything from the first concepts of a web site through to testing in it’s final stages. The speaker also mentioned how a team comes together to build the website and detailed how those different members might be involved in the process. The topic […]

December 8, 2017

Day 5 – Getting Focused


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I’m aware that some of my first posts were lacking focus. I’m sorry for that. I was allowing myself to fully explored a new topic and took my reader along for the ride. Going forward I will be more consistent and focused in my topics. I want to learn as much as I can each […]

December 5, 2017

Day 4 – Jack Skellington Syndrome


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So the title of today’s blog post might sound a bit odd. But let me explain. If you have ever seen Tim Burton’s masterpiece The Nightmare Before Christmas, then you are familiar with the song “What’s this?” Jack starts sings as he enters Christmas town and starts to discover all of the wonderous elements that […]

November 30, 2017