Professor of Computer Information Systems
[Specializing in Information Assurance & Applied Statistics]
HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
WORKING FOR LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER EQUAL RIGHTS
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO
FALL 2018 COURSE MATERIALS
CS111 -- Personal Cyber Safety
CS407 -- Politics of Cyberspace
IA340 -- Introduction to Information Assurance
IA455 -- Current Topics in Information Assurance
LATEST FILE UPDATES:
July 2018: new cybersafety resources from Top10VPN.COM added to Cyberwatch page.
July 2018: Reducing Privacy Risks of Using Facebook. Response to a friend worried about joining Facebook. Includes references from Rebecca Herold, the Privacy Professor.
June 2018: Creating GIFT files for Importing Questions/Answers from Excel Into Learning Management Systems -- The NUoodle (a variant of Moodle) learning management system (LMS) accepts questions in several formats, including GIFT (General Import Format Technology). This spreadsheet provides an easy way to create multiple-choice questions with five answers, check for duplicate answers, keep track of the source for every question, randomize the questions (without answers) to create review sheets, and generate TXT files in GIFT mode for import into the LMS quizzes.
June 2018: Added link in CV page to an anonymized operations-management report from 1989.
Apr 2018: Fun section opens -- 30 years of collecting funny stuff
Mar 2018: LGBTQIA Scholarships -- from accreditedschoolsonline.org
Mar 2018: The solo traveler's guide to keep you and your cards safe -- from creditcards.com
Feb 2018: 10 Tips to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft -- from Purdue University w/ thanks to Kaplan University for the link
Feb 2018: Mail Center Security -- physical and operational security guidance from the USPIS
Dec 2017: link to Student Activism in School: Getting Your Voice Heard contributed by Kate Mitchell added to Ethics page. Tools for supporting diversity & anti-racism, environmentalism & sustainability, LGBTQ & gender equality, politics & government, sexual health & safety, and social-justice movements.
Dec 2017: Net Neutrality: a clear explanation added to Opinion page.
Dec 2017: link to Guide to Online Research added to Methods page.
Dec 2017: link to Plagiarism on Campus: Resources to Help Detect, Prevent and Avoid Classroom Plagiarism for Teachers and Students added to Ethics page.
Dec 2017: link to 15+ Unobvious Consequences of Plagiarism in Academia added to Ethics page
Nov 2017: Student presentations from IA455 Fall 2017 class available HTML
Oct 2017: Added link to tutorials on successful job searches to Overviews section HTML
Aug 2017: Converting firstname & lastname to < lastname, firstname > XLSX
July 2017: Net Neutrality banner added to home page
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FAVORITE CHARITIES: Amnesty International American Civil Liberties Union American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Animal Welfare Institute Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund The Gorilla Foundation Human Rights Campaign Humane Society International Primate Protection League League of Conservation Voters National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Organization for Women National Wildlife Federation Sierra Club Sudan Medical Relief Vermont Public Radio World Wildlife Fund_____________________________________________________________________
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