Student Profile: Megan Otis, Web Development

Published February 2, 2018 at 2:02 PM PST

Megan Otis, '18 Web Development

I was born in Southern California, but we moved up to Washington before I started kindergarten, so I feel like the Seattle area is my home. I’ve got a really big family. Most of them are in the area, in the Seattle and Portland area. I have two fur babies.

 

My Start to Finish Review of the Seattle University Web Development Certificate – Weeks 14-16

Published January 26, 2018 at 2:01 PM PST

A student's hands typing on a laptop keyboard

This week we focused on learning jQuery to add interactivity to a webpage at http://portfolio.charlessipe.com/wats1020-dom-manipulation/. The project included using jQuery to show and hide text using click events and jQuery methods. We also updated a bar graph based on the number of votes by incrementing the vote count when the voting button was clicked.

 

5 Study Tips For Going Back To School as an Adult Student

Published January 19, 2018 at 2:01 PM PST

A student studying with a child on her lap

When I was gearing up to go back to school as an adult student, there was only one thing I dreaded: homework. This was my downfall during my first attempt at college and I was determined to make it work my second time around. I’ve learned that the work I do outside of class is often just as important or even more important than attending the class itself, but homework time doesn’t come automatically built into your schedule. It’s up to you to fit homework into running errands, taking care of kids, and working. Not an easy task! Here are five study tips that have worked for me and my friends at the School of New and Continuing Studies (NCS) when it comes to being successful at getting out homework done.