Name: D.I.  von Briesen
 
Department: Information Technology Division
Title: Instructor, Web Technologies (A25290)
Office Location:
Levine Infor Technology, 5106
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-6572
Fax Number: (704) 330-6133
Email Address: DI.vonBriesen@cpcc.edu
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Responsibilities:
(note - the web addresses are not clickable because the tool used for this profile won't allow that. Cut and paste them into your browser).
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If you are making a trip to campus just to see me, please call in advance 704/293-3399 (mobile) to confirm I'll be there - or we can consult by phone. Even with a regular schedule, each week can vary.
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With questions about the Web Technologies classes within the Computer Technology Integration (CTI) program, please first see: http://www.cpcc.edu/IT/
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OFFICE HOURS: please see http://tinyurl.com/diofficehours/ for a nicely readable grid of the info on my ofice:
Typically I'll hang out in the lab after a class and then go to my office, so those are the best places to catch me along with the scheduled office hours.
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My classes are on moodle at http://moodle.cpcc.edu, supplemented by material from the web, including w3schools.com and tropicalteachers.com
 
Educational Background:
BSLA Georgetown University MS/MIS University of Virginia Various Professional and Trade courses, including PricewaterhouseCoopers' consulting, Datawarehousing, Customer Relationship Management "boot camps" and seemingly endless trade show sessions from SIGSCE to Comdex and beyond.
 
Educational Experience:
Taught basic consulting and programming with PricewaterhouseCoopers, taught skiing at Wintergreen, VA, and started with CPCC as adjunct faculty in the spring of 2001. The Fall of 2002 was my first full-time teaching semester.
 
Publications:
I have NUMEROUS post-it notes throughout both my office and home. I present at conferences throughout the education community, focusing on Moodle, distance education, and free software tools.
 
Interests:
Lots of things- Psychology, linguistics, economics, wind and watersports, skiing, international affairs, software development, project management, religion, ubiquitous computing, brass, copper, and bronze, craftsmanship, design, visualization...
 
Other Information:
I'm married to Elizabeth Munira von Briesen and have been since 1990. She takes care of the household, coerces me into teaching Sunday school, and works as a TA for CPCC. We have 5 children and have been through many cats (lest you mistakenly confuse children with pets). Our goal in life is to get into heaven - or, barring that, at least to stay out of hell.
 

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My Internet Links

CPCC's IT DIVISION (CURRICULUM)

Google Videos

My Flickr Site

My Teaching Site

Office Hours

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