Archives for: "October 2008"

IT Educational Disconnect

<Posted on it-toolbox.com> After a number of years in school in the 90's I came away discouraged with the quality of IT education. Course work in other areas (accounting, etc.) was well developed, possibly because the subject material was not sub… more »

Project Failure Presentation

This past week was one of the more suspenseful weeks of the semester. Friday was the day we presented our Project Management presentation. It was a team project with 3 team members on each team. Our assignment: Write a research paper (MLA), create a… more »

Can You Define That?

<posted on it-toolbox.com> One of the problems I anticipated when going back to school was the need to remember lists and definitions. That's not something that I am good at. I can learn a computer language painlessly, but have difficulty remembe… more »

Backward Learning

<posted on it-toolbox.com> You've no doubt heard people say something to the effect that they were glad they learned something in school, because it was now a part of their job. Or maybe, they learned something in a lower level course that enhanc… more »