Speaking the Students Language: Using Smart Phones & Apps to Enhance Learning in the Classroom

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2014 6:09 pm


Some professors discourage or even forbid their students from using laptops or mobile devices in their classrooms. But not Janet King of the College of Southern Nevada. We are all using our mobile devices during this conference, aren’t we And would...



Making Love to the Admissions Staff: Enrollment Management 101 for Web Professionals

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2014 5:21 pm


How many of us in higher education work in communications offices, marketing offices, of information technology offices and know pretty much nothing about how the students who we are here to support actually *get* here In this session, Chris d’Orso...



Rescue the Content.

Posted by Susan Talbert Evans Blog 10-22-2014 4:15 pm


Content is everywhere. Sometimes you just need to rescue it from its original state. On every campus there are content poolsplaces where content lives and is waiting to be found. Diamond-in-the-rough content can be rescued from: Admission blogs. Semi-an...



Digital Fundraising on the Social Web Part I

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2014 1:47 pm


Ashley Budd of Cornell University gave social media folks the ammunition they need to go back to their campuses and get the buy in they need from advancement offices that social is not just fun or cute. Its a serious and we mean serious fundrai...



Taking the Web Offline

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2014 12:31 pm


Session Details Erik Runyon, Director of Web Communications, University of Notre Dame led this session on storing data in the client browser and how you could leverage it to speed up your websites. He used this to power the #heweb14 website — which ...



Is Tumblr Right for Your School

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2014 9:53 am


Wendy Darling from Emory University wants everyone to decide “Is Tumblr Right for Your School and if yes, to get started. As curator of a blog on Art Deco architecture, she’s become a power user over the past four years and has several tricks...



Missed the #heweb14 conference Check this selection of slides, posts & resources

Posted by College Web Editor 10-22-2014 8:33 am


I didn’t make it to the HighEdWeb Conference this year, but I did follow the backchannel on Twitter & read all the posts about the conference sessions published by the excellent team of bloggers from LINK, the journal of the HighEdWeb Associatio...



KaratEmail: Putting a nail in FormMails coffin

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2014 12:28 am
A catalyst for change: Hundreds of forms were attacked, tens of thousands of emails were sent, email accounts were overwhelmed and shut down, and business processes ground to a halt. On one cold February morning our Web team discovered that the our good f...



That IS your problem! Creating a collaborative campus

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 8:13 pm
That IS your problem! Creating a collaborative campus Presenter: Corie Martin – Western Kentucky University One isnt always the loneliest number. Corie Martin of Western Kentucky University notes that, if youre a department of one at a college or ...



Centralized or Decentralized: The Hybrid Social

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 8:08 pm
On some campuses, there are silos between departments. Ok wait, on pretty much every campus there’s silos. We’ve all been there, as has Chris Barrows from NYU. He’s not only dealing with the silos on his campus, but the multiple academic...