What’s the best way to work with faculty in very technical fields, or with material that is tough for the public to understand?
Author: Amanda Costello
Amanda Costello is the lead content strategist in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Minnesota, and the director of MinneWebCon, a grassroots knowledge-sharing web conference in Minnesota. She has worked for the University in various departments since 2002, and joined CEHD in 2007. A former English teacher in Japan, she values clear communication and having a plan (plus a couple of back-ups).
Amanda is a frequent speaker on working with content specialists and the web, content strategy, building web teams, and sharing ideas to do good work. Her presentation, “I Don’t Have Your Ph.D. – Working with Faculty and the Web,” won the Best of Track Red Stapler Award and the Best of Conference Award at HighEdWeb 2012 in Milwaukee.