Do Something Bigger | Collaboration Code Radio Episode 8
LEARN academy is pleased to announce our new Lead Instructor, Harrison Schaen. Harrison brings his extensive developer career to our staff and we so very excited to have him as a part of our team. To help you get to know him better, we thought it would be fun to bring him onto our podcast, Collaboration Code Radio, and talk with him about his background, why he’s excited to join LEARN academy, and where he sees the future for LEARN going.
Table of Contents:
- Coding and Music are Similar
- The Job Search Process Can Be Challenging
- Thoughts About First Class
- What Sets LEARN Apart
- Where We See LEARN Going
- Self-Taught Developer – What’s The Difference?
- Being a part of the SD Tech Community
- Creativity Can Help Avoid Burn-Out
- Finding Your People in The Tech Community
- Favorite Parts of LEARN So Far
- Helping LEARN Grow To New Heights
- How Can You Join The Tech Community
Coding and Music are Similar
Plenty of the students who have come through LEARN academy have had a background in music, and all of them will tell you that coding and music are similar. Our Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen breaks down why he feels the same way.
The Job Search Process Can Be Challenging
The job search process after coding bootcamp can be difficult, you have to keep your cool and keep on keepin on. LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Shchaen talks about what this job search process looks like and if you keep focused and motivated, the reward will be huge.
Thoughts About First Class
Lead Instrucor at LEARN academy, Harrison Schaen, talks about his thoughts leading into his first full class of 2020. He goes over his excitement leading into the new cohort, plus his thoughts on teaching the curriculum for the first time and the new Jr. Instructors joining our team.
What Sets LEARN Apart
The community that we have built at LEARN academy is truly what sets us apart from other coding bootcamps. It’s our mission to not only teach the next wave of up-and-coming web developers, but to grow our San Diego tech community as well. LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen talks with CEO Chelsea Kaufman about why the community and mission of LEARN sets us apart from everyone else.
Where We See LEARN Going
LEARN academy CEO, Chelsea Kaufman, and Lead Instructor, Harrison Schaen, talk about where they see LEARN headed into the near future and why they believe LEARN will become and even bigger pillar of the San Diego Tech Community.
Self-Taught Developer – What’s The Difference?
When web development first got started, most coders were actually self-taught. As time progressed, a Computer Science Degree became the standard for what a software developer needed. Now, with the rise of coding bootcamps, that has become less of a necessity. LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen talks about why each path has it’s own strengths and works for different types of learners.
Being a part of the SD Tech Community
The San Diego Tech Community is such a big part of what we do here at LEARN academy. It’s one of our missions to help this community grow and flourish. LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen talks about what being a part of this community means to him and how he continues to help it grow.
Creativity Can Help Avoid Burn-Out
Burn-Out in the tech industry is an all too common theme among developers. There are many ways to help avoid this, but LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen talks about an unexpected way that many have not thought of. Getting those creative juices flowing again can help bring back the passion.
Finding Your People in The Tech Community
It can be difficult to find a community or group that fits your vibe. These awkard feelings can lead individuals to shy away from joining different meetup groups or organizations. LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen talks about some strategies you should think about when joining a meetup group or community organization.
Favorite Parts of LEARN So Far
From Stand-Up in the mornings, to facilitating the energetic classroom environment, LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen talks about his favorite parts of his first class at our coding bootcamp.
Helping LEARN Grow To New Heights
LEARN academy is tremendsouly excited to bring on our brand-new Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen. He talks with our CEO, Chelsea Kaufman, about how his plans for helping LEARN academy reach new heights in the San Diego Tech Community.
How Can You Join The Tech Community
Meetup groups and community organizations are the backbone of the San Diego Tech Community. There are hundreds of them. Joining one can be a little intimidating. LEARN academy Lead Instructor Harrison Schaen talks about some strategies to help you join a local meetup group or community organization.