100% Funded: How to Promote a Crowdfunding Project

Posted by HigherEd Live 10-21-2014 9:30 am


So you’ve taken the plunge and you’re exploring crowdfunding. Now, it’s time to shift your focus from making the case for crowdfunding to making sure that your projects are positioned to succeed. There tends to be plenty of interest in c...



The Library Who Came in from the Cold

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 9:10 am


Librarians are some of the most helpful people on our campuses. But library websites often are not. Libraries are all over the place when it comes to the technology they use: they run WordPress, Joomla, ContentDM for special collections, LibGuides for ref...



Preventing Crisis in College Athletics: Student-Athlete Social Media Training

Posted by CKSyme.com 10-21-2014 7:47 am


This piece is part of my continuing series on the essential elements of crisis prevention strategies. Even though this piece is aimed at crisis in college athletics, the principles apply across the board to all organizations. The basic reputation of a col...



There Are No Break Points in Your Web Strategy: Going Responsive Without Screwing Everything Up

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2014 7:33 pm


PennState recently went responsive with their world campus website. Rebecca Pugliese and Dave Housley were recruited to help make that happen.  Their presentation, “There Are No Break Points in Your Web Strategy: Going Responsive Without Screwing Ev...



Lets face it: Were not 16 anymore

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2014 7:22 pm


Let’s face it: We’re not 16 anymore, and Mark Heiman, Senior Web Application Developer at Carleton College (better known as @wyrdebeard) doesn’t want to be that age, but he knows that we need to think that way to do our jobs better. Carl...



What Does the Web Say Thinking about Sound and the Internet

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2014 6:53 pm


Aaron Rester  wants us to believe in sound on the Web again. Rester, of Roosevelt University, used his presentation at HighEdWeb 14 to remind his audience of the bad name sound on websites got in the late 1990s. But he says its time to think about how sou...



Essential Strategies for a Student-Staffed Social Team

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2014 4:24 pm


How does New York University, the largest private university in the world, keep itself relevant to its students and prospective students By using student workers to build their brand on social media. Caroline Osse and Nick Jensen of NYUs Office of Inter...



Talk MOOC to Me

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2014 1:41 pm


Four ladies, 45 minutes. Can it be done We’ll find out. The Penn State Design team looked at MOOCs, specifically the Epidemics MOOC at Penn State. What’s a MOOC It’s a Massive Open Online Course. But, what is massive The average enrol...



Engaging Prospective College Students and Their Parents Online: E-Expectations 2014

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2014 1:19 pm


In recent years, social media and use of mobile devices by students have changed how prospective college students and parents research and interact with campuses. How can campuses adapt their content and e-recruitment strategies to effectively engage with...



Website Deathmatch What I Learned by Choosing My NCAA Winners Based on Websites

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2014 12:37 pm


Did you say Website Death Match And picking the best college websites based on the NCAA DI college basketball tournament bracket Well, heck, whats not to love about this idea That was the premise of Kelly Anne Pipes presentation (#MCS1) at HighEdWeb ...