Shall We Play a Game Gaming the System, When the System Is Your Learning Management System

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-19-2016 4:10 pm


Nikki Massaro Kauffman loved Mary Poppins growing up, partially for the way Mary turns work into a game. Now she argues that we need more gamification in our schools to help promote learning for all students. In her red stapler winning talk at #heweb16, M...



S.I.F.T. Through Your Content for Accessibility

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-19-2016 2:42 pm


This Red Stapler winner for best in the UAD track by Justin Gatewood of Victor Valley College offers a simplified approach to the complicated — but very necessary — topic of accessibility for the web. In “S.I.F.T. Through Your Content fo...



Your Book Sales Formula

Posted by CKSyme.com 10-19-2016 2:00 pm


You probably want to sell more books. After all, most authors do even if they started writing as a passion project. Eventually, they want people to buy and enjoy their books. Most dont know the simple formula for making that … Read More The post ...



Gone Idea Fishing: A Creative Problemsolving Tacklebox

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-19-2016 1:34 pm


Some folks just seem better at coming up with creative ideas than others. If you find that you’re one of the folks who struggles with idea generation and creative problem solving, don’t despair. Matt has provided a full tacklebox of strategies...



We Can All Do User Experience

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-19-2016 1:27 pm


Even with a small web team, user experience should and could be a big part of what you do, explained Jason Kammerdiener, Lead Information and Digital Architect, Colgate University, in his We Can All Do User Experience session. All universities have fo...



Missed the #heweb16 conference Check this selection of slides, posts & resources

Posted by College Web Editor 10-19-2016 10:55 am


The Big #heweb16 Recap I didn’t make it to the HighEdWeb Conference this year, but I did follow the #heweb16 backchannel on Twitter & read the posts about the conference sessions published by the excellent team of bloggers from LINK, the journal...



Intentional inclusivity

Posted by HigherEd Live 10-19-2016 6:40 am


Less than two weeks after my first day of real-world work, tragedy struck only miles away in Orlando, Florida. Forty-nine people were mercilessly killed, for no reason other than where they were a gay night club. Focusing on marketing was the last thing...



From dining halls to determinants of student success: A roundup of #heweb16 posters

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 10:28 pm


Podcasts. Feature films. Applications that streamline answers to student questions and make posting calendar events a cinch. An hour wasn’t nearly long enough to hit up all the great poster presentations at HigherEdWeb 2016 – but here’s ...



Rethink Reuse with Web Components

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 9:26 pm


For years, you’ve probably been beating the drum of the wise web professional — separate your HTML from your CSS from your JavaScript. Well, you don’t have to forget those best practices, but Web Components is going to take you down a pa...



Access Denied: Keeping Yourself off an Attackers Radar

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 7:37 pm


Its not paranoid if theyre actually out to get you. And they are out to get you. In his fast-paced and engaging #DPA8 session, Access Denied: Keeping Yourself off an Attacker’s Radar, Paul Gilzow from the University of Missouri shared universa...