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...



WordPress and Beer: Homebrew Web Applications with WordPress

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-21-2014 9:32 am


Gabriel walked us through the similarities between brewing beer (home brew style) and WordPress, how they both have base ingredients, but when you tweak those ingredients, you can get a million different variations of a great product. Beer = barley (grain...



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...