A Shameless Plug to the Dean

I have made my feelings known to all parties concerned that I would like to teach full time.  The department would love to hire me, but the budget says no.  Read below to see what they are missing out on: My Experience in RTV 3531 “If you’re a student at FIU under the PRAAC track, you […]

A Brief History of Dad Rock

Pitchfork explores the evolution of “Dad Rock” in this animated short.  

Open Letter to My Professor

Thank you Gina for your kind words. Jay, This semester has come and gone in what seemed like a blink of an eye. I guess four months isn’t such a long time after all. In this past 16 weeks, you have managed to teach us much, not only about multimedia, but about ourselves. Your class […]

“Don’t Talk the Talk If You Can’t Walk the Walk”

The quote was made famous by the 16-time World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair.  Over the years, I have had many students write glowing reviews about me, and their experience in my classes.  They are greatly appreciated, and I am always quick to post them on my blog or on social media.  In the case of […]

Your Phone Isn’t The Only Camera You Need

Anyone who follows me on social media knows just how much I am into photography.  My friends often make fun of me that I’m always “packing” a camera whenever I go anywhere, but this article published in the Wall Street Journal provides a good case for my antics. By Geoffrey A. Fowler Smartphone-makers, touting photos […]

Retrospective of the Course

Written by some of my students this semester: Here we are at the finish line. I feel as if I ran and a marathon. I wrote this before and I’ll write it again: in my opinion, this has been most important course that I have taken at FIU. I feel ready for the Campaigns class. At […]

The End to Another Great Sememster

  As the Spring 2014 semester has come to an end, it is always a bittersweet feeling as I say goodbye to my students.  In my 15 years of teaching, this Multimedia Production course is by far and away my favorite and most rewarding.  One of my students came up to me the last day of […]