Building and maintaining a higher ed website is too big a task for any single person. Even those heroic “armies of one” (we see you, friends!) who manage their school’s sites on their own still have to deal with navigating intrapersonal relationships and politics throughout the rest of the institution, not to mention dealing with […]
Author: Aaron Rester
Aaron Rester has been working in higher ed web since 1999. He graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in Comparative Mythology and earned an M.A. from the University of Chicago Divinity School before becoming a full-time web professional in 2006. He currently serves as Senior Manager of Electronic Communications at the University of Chicago Law School.
When not staring at a screen, he plays guitar and writes songs for Chicago alt.country band The Lost Cartographers
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If you are a first-time attendee at the HighEdWeb conference, you might do a double-take when you look at the schedule and notice a track marked “Management and Professional Development” (aka #MPD). After all, this is a web conference! One might be forgiven for thinking it should be full of nothing but code, content management […]
Social networks targeted to certain niches of the population — the smaller and less well-known sites — might also serve your institution’s goals.