Beyond The Screen

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 6:33 pm


Working in highered means that we have many different audiences to support and dozens of stories to tell. Sitting at your desk stagnates your ability to effectively talk to these groups. Amanda Smith from Illinois State University wants highered professio...



Your Website is the Next Social Medium

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 6:15 pm


Personalization is becoming pervasive in our society. Its time for higher ed to start thinking about their websites that way too, says Bob Jones Universitys Peter Anglea. Jones told his audience during his presentation Your Website is the Next Social M...



Words of Wisdom from 100 Tech Savvy Students

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 5:20 pm


Congratulations to Erin Callahan and Nick Jensen from NYU on their Red Stapler presentation in the Technology in Education track! View the presentation slides. Session Details Taken right from NYU’s culture code, Erin explained that “we are a ...



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 ...