Categories
Association News

HighEdWeb welcomes new members and officers to board of directors

HighEdWeb is excited to welcome new leaders to the board of directors to help advance our mission of educating digital professionals who work at higher education institutions.

Categories
Columns Content Creation Content Strategy Social Media

8 resolutions for social media managers in 2024

Eight mid-year resolutions for social media managers from Link columnist Kevin Agee.

Categories
Accessibility Member Highlights Regional Conference

Member profile: Nick DeNardis launches accessibility challenge

To align with Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Nick DeNardis created a 30-day challenge. We talked him about his advocacy and education efforts.

Categories
Member Highlights Workplaces Revealed Workspaces Revealed

Workspaces Revealed: Jackie Vetrano

In this edition of Workspaces Revealed, we meet Jackie Vetrano from University of North Carolina.

Categories
Member Highlights Workplaces Revealed Workspaces Revealed

Workspaces Revealed: Jonathan Woolson

In this edition of Workspaces Revealed we meet Jonathan Woolson, web content manager at SUNY Fredonia.

Categories
Columns Content Creation Content Strategy Social Media

Thrive as a social media team of one

Columnist Kevin Agee lays out a three-part strategy for finding success as a solo social media manager.

Categories
Toolkit

Toolkit: December 2023

Tools and tips with get through your workday. In this edition: website color contrast, learning how people learn, and giving your eyes a rest.

Categories
2023 Conference Management & Professional Development

Creating Tomorrow’s Developers by Training Them as Student Content Editors Today (MTP5)

The web team from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga shares a playbook for hiring, training, mentoring and more.

Categories
2023 Conference

The HighEdWeb Annual Conference has wrapped. Now what?

Tips for dealing with ‘Con Drop,’ finding your golden nugget and settling back in.

Categories
2023 Conference AI in Higher Ed

Get Comfortable With AI (AAI4)

Patrick Kelly demonstrates AI tools and the ways higher ed can use them (or not)

Categories
2023 Conference Content Strategy Web Strategy

5-minute website improvement guide

In their Best of Conference-winning presentation, Mackenzie Huber and Whitney Tabbert share a six-part rubric for making your website more usable in 5 minutes flat.

Categories
2023 Conference Web Strategy Website Development

Academic Program Pages: Phenomenal Cosmic Power, Itty Bitty Living Space (WSC01)

Rebecka Hall of Old Dominion University talks academic program pages.

Categories
2023 Conference Web Strategy

How user-centered design and information architecture shape user experiences on the web

Robust information architecture (IA) is grounded in user research and strategic planning. Jessica Schillinger shares best practices for user-centered website design.

Categories
Association News

On Values, Sponsor Guidelines and Open Communication

An open letter to the HighEdWeb community.

Categories
Website Development

Franklin College Leaves Deployments in the Dust and Finds Freedom for New Projects

Learn how the University of Georgia’s web services team sped up deployments in this partner article from Pantheon for the 2023 HighEdWeb Annual Conference.

Categories
Management & Professional Development Member Highlights

How to Give a Red Stapler-Winning Presentation

Learn how to give an award-winning conference presentation from HighEdWeb Red Stapler honorees.

Categories
Member Highlights Workplaces Revealed Workspaces Revealed

Workspaces Revealed: Genevieve Howard

Workspaces Revealed is a recurring column that gives a peek into the spaces and places HighEdWebbers do their magic. In this edition, we meet Genevieve Howard from the University of Missouri.

Categories
Toolkit

Toolkit: September 2023

Toolkit is Link’s roundup of tools and tips to help get you through the workday. In this inaugural edition: whiteboard animations, testing content for screen readers, and a midday art oasis.

Categories
Accessibility

“Dear Colleague”

Two US Government Agencies Address Online Accessibility in Higher Education: Are Regulations Next?

Categories
Association News

HighEdWeb Welcomes New Officers, Directors

As HighEdWeb continues to work through its strategic plan, we are excited to welcome new volunteer leaders to the Board of Directors to help us achieve our goals to bring our work to more higher ed professionals.

Categories
Association News

Endowment Fund Honors Dr. Tonya Oaks Smith

Help honor a great friend and mentor — and ensure Tonya’s legacy for many years into the future.

Categories
Association News Member Highlights

A Tribute to Tonya: Remembering Our Colleague and Friend

As we mourn the loss of a remarkable leader and loyal friend, we also reflect on everything Dr. Tonya Oaks Smith gave to our community.

Categories
2022 Conference Content Creation Marketing

Higher ed story marketing: The art of connecting audiences through storytelling

Stories educate, unite, give purpose and connect. Learn how to tell great stories in higher ed marketing in this partner article from Hannon Hill for the 2022 HighEdWeb Annual Conference.

Categories
Association News

Meet HighEdWeb’s New President: Aaron Knight

Aaron Knight, associate director of web services for the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, became HighEdWeb’s president in November and will serve in this role until May 31. 

Categories
2022 Conference Accessibility Content Creation

Cutting through the clutter (UAD2)

Writing accessible web content should be a priority for everyone. During a morning session on day one of the HighEdWeb 2022 Annual Conference, Sean Barnhill and Sofia Perez from Missouri State University College of Business provided a helpful overview of how to create more accessible content. This session focused on readability, and I’m going to […]