Josh Campbell is an experienced web designer, with over 10 years industry experience after he was first introduced to web design in the last few months of completing a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Design Studies. He went on to successfully run his own web design business before becoming a secondary school teacher specialising in ICT and Graphics.
He is a strong advocate for the use of open source software, especially in education, and the use of open standards, specified by the World Wide Web Consortium W3C.org) in web design. Josh has returned to the web design industry to integrate his teaching and web design skills in a design team.
- August 2001 - Current: ZYPE - Director
- December 2012 - Current: Catalyst IT - Designer
- July 2009 - December 2012: Egressive - Web Designer
- Jan 2006 - July 2009: Teacher - Hagley Community College
- June 1998 - August 2001: Turing Solutions - Senior Designer
- November 1997 - September 1998: Promethean Web Design - Web Designer
Desktop publishing workflow: using the right tools for the job
Resources: external resources for common open source applications
I have an ongoing interest in developing resources for classroom teachers, primarily at the secondary level, that can be used to quickly develop fundamental skills and support a course of learning.
http://zype.co.nz/teaching-resources/freebies: Free Teaching resources developed while a classroom teacher released under a Creative Commons license.
http://zype.co.nz/teaching-resources: More refined resources
http://experiments.zype.co.nz/: experiments and research completed during the life time of ZYPE. Working files all released under a Creative Commons license.
http://zype.co.nz/articles: articles and tutorials across a range of media.
Hagley College of Computing
A course offering senior students 12 hours per week to focus on computer science and information technology projects. Developed in 2007 by Hamish Chalmers and I under the Technology curriculum and using open source tools the course was a finalist in the NZ Open Source Awards in 2007 and 2008.