Experience in Industry
In addition to being a Professor at Harper College, Dr. Morris has over 20 years of information technology experience with a variety of platforms and software development languages. She began working with the Web in 1996. Dr. Morris has also taught information management and database courses at the graduate level.
Dr. Morris is an innovative instructor and was awarded the 2002-2003 Glenn A. Reich Memorial Award for Instructional Technology in recognition of her efforts. In 2006, she received the 2006 Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Online Course Award for use of Internet technology in the academic environment. Dr. Morris was chosen by the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) as the recipient of their 2008 Outstanding e-Learning Faculty Award for Excellence.
Dr. Morris' popular web development textbook, Web Development & Design Foundations with HTML5 is in its 6th edition. Acclaimed features of this successful textbook, such as Hands-On Practice activities and a case study have been integrated into her new Basics of Web Design: HTML5 & CSS3 textbook.
Dr. Morris' academic credentials include a Doctor of Education degree, a Master of Science in Information Systems degree, and a Master Online Teacher Certificate. She also has earned a number of industry certifications including: CIW E-Commerce Designer, CIW Master Site Designer, CIW Certified Instructor, WOW Associate Webmaster, and Adobe Certifiied Dreamweaver 8 Developer.