See Ya Later CT 101

This semester has come to the end.  I have enjoyed CT 101 because I have something to show for it. This class has been exciting because I’ve learned something that I can utilize as I continue to develop my ideas.  I’ve taken the initiative to purchase another domain name because I have another idea for Read More

This semester has come to the end.  I have enjoyed CT 101 because I have something to show for it. This class has been exciting because I’ve learned something that I can utilize as I continue to develop my ideas.  I’ve taken the initiative to purchase another domain name because I have another idea for a  website. This class has helped me sort the plans out and get a better understanding of the what work needs to be done to get to my final product.

It feels so good to be able to look at a product that I’ve created from scratch. I am so proud of my  website. Be sure to check it out. My goal for the website was to be a go to place from my take on what’s happening in Entertainment, News and Fashion.  CNN meets the Shaderoom: MissTWebb style.

One thing I’ve enjoyed , in addition to learning to make GIFS, were the Final Presentations. It was so cool to see everyone’s websites. Everyone went a totally different direction with this opportunity.

After the presentation, I continued to work on the customization of the website. Currently I’m stuck because I can’t figure out how to remove the “Call- 1-855-Panaromic” in the right corner. It’s pissing me off. I don’t want to change the theme because I love this one. So I’ll keep trying.

I plan to continue developing my website while working on my next one.

So long, CT 101. You’ve been great.

 

 

The CT 101 Experience

Being able to experience and go through this class has been a pleasure. The class was useful to me because it taught me not only have to do a few things in photoshop, but it game me the opportunity to learn how to be responsible for my own work, how to assess what goals have… Read More The CT 101 Experience

Being able to experience and go through this class has been a pleasure. The class was useful to me because it taught me not only have to do a few things in photoshop, but it game me the opportunity to learn how to be responsible for my own work, how to assess what goals have been set and how to meet those goals on my own.

This being said, I think that I could have taken more from the class, though that is no fault on the curriculum, but on my own work ethic. About half way throughout the semester, I fell off the wagon; I lost track, and I didn’t put in the amount of effort that I should have in order to properly catch up.

This course definitely taught me that work doesn’t just get done, that you just don’t learn by doing nothing. I had an amazing opportunity to mess around with photoshop and other programs, to learn some things that I didn’t know before. I did learn some things, I took advantage of what I could, but there were a few assignments that slipped through my fingers. Being in this class has made me realize that maybe hybrid style courses aren’t totally for me; I’m a very physical person, and it takes me being constantly, physically engaged in a classroom to keep up with certain kinds of work. Hybrid style courses are very cool, but I don’t think that I’ll try to take another in the future.

As the course started to come to a close, and I realized that I maybe didn’t have as much content as some other students, I scrambled. I thought up as many posts as I could, I even looked back at the work I did over on the CT 101 site and picked a few that I really loved and wanted on my personal site.  I went through using one theme to changing it to a completely different one. I did my best to make my site into something I’d be proud of, proud to share and show my classmates. In the end, I am proud of what I’ve done. I may not have done all that well compared to other students, but for what I was able to do, I feel as if I learned enough. For me, what really matters is personal growth, and I definitely feel as if I’ve benefitted from this class. I’ve learned a lot about myself and the way I learn, and really, I think that’s the true goal of college. We go to better ourselves, gain new skills, enhance and strengthen skills that we’ve already had. This class provided me with the space to do all of those things, and for that, I am grateful.

I would like to extend a thank you to my Professor, Ryan Seslow, as well. He has by far gained a spot as an educator that I will always think fondly of. He was always very patient, very empathetic and thoughtful. He never made me or any other student feel as if we were asking a “dumb” question, or that we were so far behind that there was no hope. When he saw any of us frustrated, he’d extend a helping hand and a calming tone of voice, and he’d always walk us through what we were doing, point out little things that might help up. He is by far such an astounding, wonderful professor, and I am so thankful to have sat in his classroom for instruction.

Final Days!!!!!

As the semester comes to an end, I realized there are so much things that I learned from this class. It turned out to be a great experience. I learned to make gifs, use photoshop, made my own website and did a lot in between. One of the blogs I had fun making was the […]

As the semester comes to an end, I realized there are so much things that I learned from this class. It turned out to be a great experience. I learned to make gifs, use photoshop, made my own website and did a lot in between.

One of the blogs I had fun making was the net art gif making project. It was interesting to have a gif play on top of a still image and have it look like it belonged there all along. The project was pretty easy to do after Prof. Ryan walked us through it. My gif worked perfectly on top of my still image. The only problem I had with this was saving it. It wouldn’t play as a gif after I saved it, but Prof. Ryan showed me how to video what I was doing on the computer and save it that way.

Throughout the class the only thing that was frustrating was not keeping up with my blogs. I didn’t do the animated graffiti post until recently and it was a little hard to do, but Youtube and Google is always great help. I didn’t complete this right away, but I liked doing it on my own because I felt accomplished after making it, I also know Prof. Ryan would’ve gladly helped me if i needed the help.  I really liked the final product though, check it out and let me know what you think!

I had a lot of fun making my own website, haniffsweettreats.com. I wrote a blog on my reaction to doing this already, but it really was the best part of the class. Since I like baking and I’ve been doing it for a little while now, almost everyone I know kept telling me to make a website. I always thought it was going to be hard and a lot to manage, so I never got around to doing it. When I heard that we had to make a website for this class, I thought perfect opportunity!! It was really easy to make the website and it’s not hard at all to manage. The theme that I chose for my website is Sela. I like this one because you can see each blog as you scroll. A lot of the other themes I tried only showed a couple lines from each post and you had to click on it to see the rest. Then if you wanted to see another one, you had to go back and click the next post. I didn’t like this because I find it a little annoying to have to do that. With the Sela theme I feel like it a flows.

 

One thing I still want to get better in is using Photoshop. Aside from using Photoshop for this class, I used it to make a flyer. I want to get better at Photoshop, I will be able to make gifs or a slideshow of things I’ve made. I can add these gifs to recipe post, if I decide to make that in the future. I’m not completely comfortable with it, but I’m sure I’ll get the hang of it once I continue to use it more.

After this class is over, I will be keeping my website and update it. When I feel like I’m ready the site will be a place people can reach me if they’re interested in buying a cake or some pastries. I will be keeping my domain name the same and I will be keeping my Reclaim Hosting account.

We did it guys!! Enjoy your break!!!

2 face Jolie

After making my portraits gif, I made the pictures into paper airplanes. Then after throwing a few at my sister, I noticed Angelina Jolie’s face looked different when I was picking it up. I looked at it horizontally and brought it up vertically and saw that her facial expression changed. I thought it looked funny […]

After making my portraits gif, I made the pictures into paper airplanes. Then after throwing a few at my sister, I noticed Angelina Jolie’s face looked different when I was picking it up. I looked at it horizontally and brought it up vertically and saw that her facial expression changed. I thought it looked funny and made a gif out of it.

I also tried making a gif with a caption over it. This was pretty easy considering that the caption option was right at the bottom of the gif.

 

End Of Semester Memes

Check out Memes I’ve created to show my feeling about the end of semester: **Kandi Buruss from The Real Housewives of Atlanta makes the best faces!**   Today in Spanish Class: When freshmen need to learn the unspoken rules of college:

Check out Memes I’ve created to show my feeling about the end of semester:

**Kandi Buruss from The Real Housewives of Atlanta makes the best faces!**

 

Today in Spanish Class:

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When freshmen need to learn the unspoken rules of college:

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