Give it a REST: Using the WordPress JSON REST API

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 7:36 pm


Have you ever wanted to pull data out of your LDAP system and use it in your WordPress site How about pulling data from WordPress to use in another system or in a mobile app Or using structured data from a non-WordPress source in your



50 Case Studies Later, Have We Learned Anything Running an Internal Web Agency at Stanford

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 7:33 pm


What happens when you take Stanfords School of Humanities and try to centralize the schools web resources and support across a nursery school, an archaeology collection, a slang dictionary, a collection of 10th century manuscripts, and a variety of acad...



The Who, What, Where and When of Accessibility (UAD3)

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 6:44 pm


Where does accessibility live on your campus If Rob Carr had it his way, accessibility would touch every end of campus. His presentation gave a high-level overview of this notionand he touched upon how roles and processes can be tweaked to account for a...



Self-Updating Social Media-Driven Digital Signage

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 6:22 pm


Adam Gould is a Web Technologist at Jamestown Community College who presented today on social media-driven digital signage/billboards. Adam created digital signage that was able to be displayed and customized on all of Jamestown Community Colleges four c...



Explain Your Work! 5 Public Speaking Tips You Can Use Now (#MPD2)

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 6:07 pm


Can you explain what you do for a livingand how you contribute to your campus communitysuccinctly If folks have a hard time understanding your job or your teams role, you might be not be getting the credit you deserve. That was the idea behind Explain...



Defeating Content Zombies: What The Walking Dead Taught Me About Web Governance,

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 5:32 pm


There are zombies walking among our websites, said SUNY Oswego Director of Digital Communications/Associate Director of Communications and Marketing Tim Nekritz.  So to best tackle those zombies, and implement web governance in what can be seen as a post-...



One Cool Thing Everyday

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 5:27 pm


How can you make an app based on your communication strategy Should you Dan Kim and Jennifer Judge Hensel from the University of Michigan College of Engineering promise to help us think it through in AIM10. The One Cool Thing app launched in Fall 2014,



Getting It Right: What REALLY Matters To Students in Social Communities

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 4:27 pm


Corie Martin from Western Kentucky shared her study on what mattered to the students in her incoming class in their social communities. She found that surprisingly, academics, finances, and outcomes DON’T MATTER to her students. So she set out find ...



The Next Generation: Post-MillennialsWhat Is Next

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 3:03 pm


Although Doug Tschopp from Augustana College presented on this topic at Higher Ed Web 2015, the 2016 material has changed based on new discoveries. What do we call them Gen Z iGeneration Rainbow Generation Really, researchers have not come to a consen...



Its Made of People! A Strategic Approach to Dynamic Web Content Personalization

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 2:29 pm


Personalization has acquired a bit of reputation as being too intrusive, too fake,  and well, a little creepy.  But Tuesday at #heweb16 Oho Interactive’s Georgy Cohen and Jim Dalglish argued that there are ways to do personalization that yield great...