Human at Work; Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and and Get Better at My Job

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 3:18 pm


We’re going to move fast, but don’t worry. Everything’s online at bit.ly/HumanAtWork. It has a great number of resources in book form and app form to help with productivity, and ways to be 100% Human. Dave didwhat many presenters do. Ta...



Mix it up! The art of remixing content #mpd2

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 3:14 pm


It was a full house in Skyline II for Conny Leigls session, “Mix it up! The art of remixing content,” so much so that this Link blogger had to take notes by hand you cant laptop it up without a lap. Leigl is a senior designer for web, grap...



The Voyage of the Beagle: Biology, Evolution, and Content Strategy

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 3:05 pm


The World Wide Web is governed by similar principles those laid out by Charles Darwin in his Theory of Evolution. And mastering certain evolutionary tricks and strategies can lead to great results for your website. Thats the message Jeff Stevens, of Univ...



Agile in Higher Ed Yes You Kanban!

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 1:26 pm


Session Details They’re a small team of five, but the Web and Development team at University of Arkansas at Little Rockwere ready to take on projects using agile methodology, because yes, it is possible for agile in Higher Ed. Let’s back up. ...



Going GREEN with Content Strategy

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 1:11 pm


The highest number of LEED certified buildings in the county (175). Two-hundred fifty miles of bike paths and lanes. The first major U.S. city to ban plastic bags. With its 92,000 acres of green spaces, Portland, Oregon, is not just shades of olive,...



Rescue the Content

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 12:53 pm


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



Six Questions with Chris Hardwick

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 11:47 am


How much funny should colleges and universities be trying to deliver to their audiences On a scale of Ned Flanders to Krusty Id say Barney Gumble. Youre so many peoples favorite nerd. Who is yours Neil deGrasse Tyson. Or John Hodgman. In your self ...



Six Questions for Dr. Moira Gunn

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 11:44 am


How are schools treating women in technology disciplines today, versus when you were at Purdue to earn your doctorate This is an interesting question. And there are several ways to answer it. First of all, we can all count the numbers. There werent many...



Focusing on Student Success

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 9:38 am


When a former governor and presidential candidate becomes president of your university, it tends to shake things up a bit. Such was the case at Purdue last year when Mitch Daniels became president and announced a four-year tuition freeze for current stude...



Judes Law

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 9:34 am


Jude’s Law says that in order to sustain day to day creativity you have to be happy and happy comes from having fun. Kegan Sims from Oregon State University just wants to have fun. His talk focused on the reality that highered folks need to be c...