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Don Mccahill

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donald.mccahill@lambton.on.ca

Alma Maters: B of Education, Brock University
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What is your style of teaching?
Active learning. Hands on experiences.
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
Extensive multimedia and online resources
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
We will do a project where students from Digital Photography, Hair Dressing, Esthetician (makeup) and Fashion Business combine for a Fashion shoot.
When grading a student, what do you look for?
Effort as well as the required knowledge.
What kind of student would love your class?
A hands on doer who is enthused by taking photos.
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Keep your passion alive.
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
I am the specialist in web design and graphic design in the program. Other professors are the photography experts.
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
I made it to age 58 without ever being bored of my job.
Are you currently involved in something interesting outside the classroom?
I spend a great deal of time in online communities. (Yeah, computer geek).
Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
This field will probably not make you rich (unless you are really lucky/good). But you will always love your work.

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