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BCIT Has a New Instructor: Me

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on May. 19, 2005

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So, I just took a short-term teaching position at BCIT, the local, well-regarded polytechnic institute.

I’ll be teaching a course called “Dreamweaver MX Advanced / Database Driven Websites” as part of the New Media Design program.

It was a little spooky how I got the job.  Susie and I were walking down the street about two weeks ago, just chatting, and I said to her, “You know, I miss teaching. I liked working with the students in L.A. and maybe I should look into that here.”

And Susie said, “Really? Actually, I just turned down a teaching job yesterday—do you want it?”

Spooky, it was.  So I called up the woman, and came in for an interview, and I’ll be teaching one day a week for six weeks and it’ll be a lot of fun.



 
 

 

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