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Jim KirbyManager, Internet Technologies
–Design & Content

As the manager of CCRI’s web site design and content, I am responsible for designing the overall look & feel of the web site, ensuring that it meets all state and federal accessibility standards and creating templates and web graphics used in the development of the various department, program and organization sub-sites.

I also oversee the development, coordination, management, and ongoing maintenance of the content on the public areas of CCRI’s web site and provide graphical customization of the private areas of the site such as MyCCRI, Blackboard and Banner.

I provide web development training for faculty, staff, and students which includes the  development of the underlying code, the production and editing of web graphics and the use of cascading style sheets toward the goal of producing web standards compliant web sites.

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computer chipInstructor, Computer Studies Department

As an instructor in the Computer Studies Department at CCRI, I teach “Introduction to Computers. This computer literacy course provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles of computers and information processing. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will gain an understanding of hardware and software concepts and how they are used in information systems. The scope of this course includes a historical background that traces the development of the modern computer and the place of the computer in society. There is great emphasis on the operation and terminology of computer systems.

I also teach “Web Development Using WordPress“. This module familiarizes students with a multi-level website. Students design and create a number of web pages using WordPress as a content management system.

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Professional Experience

Work Education Technical Skills   Work 2006 to present Community College of Rhode Island Computer Studies & Information Processing Instructor From 2006 to present, teaching Intro to Web Site Development -a course is designed to familiarize the student with the development and publication of basic World Wide Web sites. The students learned to create a web …

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