This course is designed for those who are interested in pursuing the art of expressing curiosity. Practically, it is also designed to help introductory students with understanding basic philosophical concepts as well as provide tips--the nuts and bolts--of how to write that daunting philosophy paper!
Professor K.D. Borcoman has been an instructional designer, academic technologist, and Acting Director for the Center for Teaching and Learning working for California State University, Dominguez Hills, and the Orange County Department of Education. He currently teaches philosophy and psychology courses entirely online for University of Alaska, CSUDH, and Coastline Community College. He has won several awards for innovation in educational technology. These include the Outstanding Professional Award from the Community of Academic Technology Staff (CATS) The Al Maresh Award for Excellence in Alternative Education, Faculty of the Year, Marymount College, CA, The Visionary Leadership Award from CSU and the City of Carson, CA, as well as several others. His online critical thinking course has previously been nominated for the Blackboard Exemplary Course Award. Borcoman also pioneered multimedia efforts to help students produce e-portfolios and has contributed to the CSU Affordable Learning Solutions program. He maintains a website for environmental ethics as well as a personal website devoted to philosophy. Hobbies include: astronomy, amateur radio, photography, backpacking, and participating in Earth Day events.