Ron Pumphrey, owner of ShadowDezign.com a former Student and Teachers Aid, had developed a good business over the years and you might learn a bit from his writings on the site.
Blackboard will be used to get back-up files, Quizzes, Grades and an Upload Link when it is requested of you. You will find just about anything you need on the cis127.info site, this is the official site for the class.
Don't forget to check your Student Email every day, it's the best way to stay in touch with each other and don't forget to watch your "Junk Mail" Folder, it's usually the first place any new mail get sent to, so check it often.
New since 2008 Sierra College at iTunesU. Learn about iTunesU so you can start hearing my weekly "What's New This Week" Podcasts, and you can download podcast video lectures on the topic covered each week in the course. The audio file on this page talks about a special lecture that you can download for yourself. I will be updating iTunesU with more current material as we move along.
All students are to participate in the VoiceThread for the class, this is where you'll ask questions, get answers from me and/or other students that might know the answer. You'll be graded on your participation, so don't be shy.
I have created sites for all the Fall 2010 students enrolled inthe class, you may start uploading your index.html page and your homework pages as well. Be sure that you have included your name on each of the homework pages, and of course filled out the requested information on your index.html page. Please get to this as soon as you can so we can get started with the class. Got questions? Ask them.