My Social Media Support Group (Because, Let's Face It, I Need One)

Posted by CASE Social Media 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Dinah Winnick, communications manager at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, shares her experiences related to building a community of social media managers.



Creative Ways to Extend the Reach of Your Institutional Research

Posted by CASE Social Media 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Want to amplify your institution's work in the media Here are some tips from a February CASE conference.



Northwest Nazarene University - Uses a combination of techniques...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Northwest Nazarene University - Uses a combination of techniques used at other institutions to create a single microsite that has user generated content, long pages with a static top menu and interesting photography. It got me to click around and explore ...



Earlham College - Uses texture to take a typical interface and...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Earlham College - Uses texture to take a typical interface and make it feel rich and physical. 



Cal State Monterey Bay - Uses top links as sub...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Cal State Monterey Bay - Uses top links as sub menu items from the main menu. They are above the main menu items instead of below like most websites.



University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Has elegantly handled a...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Has elegantly handled a named school on their homepage by making the name small enough to read but elegant enough to give credit to the person. This makes the list scannable while still giving credit where credit is due,...



University of California - Uses a unique way to list their...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
University of California - Uses a unique way to list their top links, what I am assuming are their most popular pages. It doesnt just list them but uses a graph to show their relative popularity. 



Rhode Island School of Design - Uses every pixel of the browser...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Rhode Island School of Design - Uses every pixel of the browser to engage the visitor with art and action items. The page is also completely resizable based on the visitors viewpoint. Just try to resize your browser and watch the page adjust.



Edge Hill University - Has a mega menu but uses the space to...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Edge Hill University - Has a mega menu but uses the space to give personality to each of the major menu items. It isnt just a huge list of links but a way for the visitor to feel emotion with each area they explore.



University of Maryland - Has a normal homepage image rotator but...

Posted by EDU Snippets 01-01-1970 12:00 am
University of Maryland - Has a normal homepage image rotator but the image selector is integrated in to the design of the site nicely. It isnt just a bunch of circles or squares on top of the image but looks like part of the design and is actually useful...