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(1) Professional Information - Include on your home page

  • Professional Background: Write one or more paragraphs in which you explain your educational and professional background. Include links to the high schools, colleges, and universities you have attended. Identify degrees earned and the fields of study in which they were obtained.
  • Teaching: Explain how you became interested in education as a career, and describe the classes and levels you teach or would like to teach.
  • Interests and Hobbies: Describe your interests and hobbies. You can provide links to your favorite sports teams or organizations.
  • Contact Information: Include your email address.
  • Photographs: include a photograph of yourself. This should appear professional.

Please see home page for all features 

Screenshot of the homepage

(2) Photographs

  • Include 3 or more photos that illustrate the concept of chroma-keying .
  • Include a photo album of your own photos. If possible, it is best to have ones that are relevant to your curriculum.
  • Include photographs of notable people in your field of study, correctly labeled and posted on a photo website
  • Include photographs related to your field of study (samples) correctly labeled and posted on a photo website

For this project, the final outcome can be seen in the banner of every page. Using Adobe Fireworks, I used a chroma-keyed image along with an image of a document in the language I am researching in my M.A. thesis. 

Chroma-Keyed images in class:
Original Class image
Andres in the highlandsTeotihuacanVeniceFirst Banner

I was inspired to try again at home and from this exploration, I made the current banner of my website. Here are the images I created:
Home original
Big Sur

Monterey 2

New Banner

2.2 Here is an album of photos that I have taken that relate to linguistic discussions such as the historical development of language, language contact phenomena, linguistic variation, perception and psychological reality.

Linguistics Related Photos

Below are two photo collections I have put together: One is of some key linguists, and the other is a collection of images showing some methods for collecting data.

Famous Linguists


(3) School Information

  • Provide a link to your school website. (Use CSUN if you are not currently teaching)
  • Provide a link to a navigable aerial & street map of your campus

I have included links to my schools under "Education" on the home page. I have also added a google map of CSUN in the section on "Teaching."

(4) Sidebar links to all assignments

  • Copy the assignment names into the sidebar of your website.
  • Create a new web page for each assignment by making a link from the items you have just pasted into the sidebar.
  • Copy the text from the assignment pages into each of your assignment pages and then replace the text with your work. Make certain that your contributions appear in a different color font.

Please see the entire site

(5) Editor - Subject Matter Team

  • Team - List all people who belong to your subject matter team, with links to all of their pages
  • Editor - Identify the individual who will serve as your editor. Provide a link to their page
  • Enable on the "comments" section on each assignment page so your editor can make weekly comments.
  • Comment on all of our partner's assignments, and respond to all of your editor's comments

Lu Feng is my editor. As you will see on all of my pages, comments have been enabled.