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"The page came about as a way of having all the links in one place".
Nicolás Serrano, professor at Tecnun , creates a website to organize all his teaching resources
Nicolás Serrano, professor at Tecnun , has created a website to organize all his teaching resources. It is a personal page at http://www.nicolasserrano.com/ or NicolasSerrano.com, which "can serve as an idea for everyone to create their own," says Serrano.
How did you come up with the idea of creating this website?
It came about because I had, like most teachers, different web addresses for different functions: the pages of the subjects and courses I teach, the pages of some materials, the one for projects, curriculums, etc. The website came about as a way to have all the links in one place and organized. As in some of the subjects we teach how to create web pages, I applied it to create the page, it is a fairly quick process, once you know it in a few minutes you have the page created with the initial content. Then it has been growing by adding more content (other courses, subject materials, resources, utilities, the most common links, etc.).
How long have you been with it and what is your assessment so far?
I started at the beginning of 2018 and I think it is quite useful to me. It's my home page on the computers I use and also when I go to another one, it's the first page I open because from there I go to all the resources I need. Actually, it is a personal page, but other times I use it when they ask me a question and I refer them to an explanation or resource that is on the page. It is also an alternative to a personal blog that may require more continuous attention so that it doesn't become obsolete right away.
What comments or suggestions have students or users made to you?
A few months ago, with the theater season, several texts from professors were written on the blackboard in the entrance hallway of Tecnun and in the one for my subject I saw that they signed it, jokingly, with the address of the page. So I included the address in the corporate signature of the email.
What are the advantages of this website?
How often do you update the contents?
I don't have a planned plan, it's when I find a link that I use and it's not there yet, or when organizing the material for a course or subject. Looking at the history, I see that there are usually changes about 2 times a month, although most of them are very small changes.