Editor’s Note: Larry Falck, coordinator of digital media at Francis Marion University, earned a Red Stapler for best presentation in its track at #heweb15 with “Improv the Situation.” Larry was kind enough to create an adaptation in blog form with Link. Nothing in life is scripted. We walk
The poster presentations are a unique opportunity for presenters to engage in many individual or small group conversations around their chosen topic. Following on the tail of the other presentation tracks, it surprises many of the attendees by how valuable the poster presentations are for collaboration, information sharing, and networking.
Todd Barber – University of Tennessee Health Science Center @ctbarber #uad12 Islands happen. No matter what department you’re in, or how big your campus is, you often start out with natural gaps between groups of people…especially IT and content creators. And it’s not always easy
The final presentation of the Marketing and Communications track focused on one of the newer social media channels: Snapchat. Presenters Tony Dobies and Candace Nelson from West Virginia University consider it to be growing to the point that they expect it to push ahead of
What a Tumblr Learned Meerkating His Periscope?: The Future of Social Media & Higher Ed presentation pitched by Ron Bronson was a completely different animal by the time we met in MCS 11. Ron admitted that when he proposed his idea to #heweb15, he thought
Stephen Fornal from Tarrant County College, discussed the important of accessibility in university (well really, ALL) websites. The goal of his UAD9 presentation was to convince us to level the field and be inclusive; website accessibility should not only be about the law. Stephen pointed
Presenter: Zach Richard, Marketing Analyst, Notre Dame @zrichard4 Session Details: #uad4 Zach Richard, who nearly didn’t wear pants to his presentation, didn’t just tell us how he increased conversions: he showed us how he did it. And what they’ve done at Notre Dame is pretty impressive.
Scott Stratten (sometimes better known as @unmarketing) totally rocked when he spoke at HighEdWeb 2013 in Buffalo. He returns for HighEdWeb 2015 in Milwaukee with a keynote talk at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, and will be joined by his wife and UnPodcast partner Alison Kramer. Link
As a student supervisor of a team of six at Kennedy Library, Conny Liegl (TITLE) is challenged not just with providing services to clients and stakeholders, but also carry a moral responsibility for her employed students. Students are essential to her daily work, and indispensable for many large-scale, high-visibility
So UAD1 was supposed to be “Your Website is a Window Not a Billboard” but it was renamed in final edits to be “Go Bold or Go Home #nofilter” The team from Beloit College (including Melissa Dix (@akamelissa), Jason Hughes (@jasonhugheshere) and Bill Mortimer) focused
Presenter: Jason Fish (@jasondfish) For more information about this session >> Before starting his session on apps like YikYak and Yeti Campus Stories, Jason Fish warned his audience, “Some viewers may find this disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.” Because let’s face it, for many of
Presenter: Matt Hames, @mhames Session Information Early into his presentation, Matt Hames, Communications Strategist at Colgate University, explained that he had a bell in his office, which he gets to ring every time he convinces a colleague to not open a separate Facebook page. This was
It was a tough spring at University of South Carolina. With a campus shooting, blackout, and a student incident that went viral, in addition to weather-related updates, the social team was busy… busy learning lessons on how to manage mobs, keep parents calm, and provide
MPD2 kicked off its second presentation with the crazy title of “How to Boil the Ocean” from the Washington University in St. Louis web team. Chris Amelung and Ted Elsas shared how they were overwhelmed with web duties on a campus creating breaking news almost
In the past, leaders might be described as tough and no-nonsense. Today, words like empathy and vulnerability are associated with leadership. That was the idea behind John Wagner’s Management and Professional Development Track session, that building personal relationships at work helps team members work toward
Presenter: Rick Allen (@epublishmedia) More information about this session >> Rick Allen presented #mcs4 on Monday, and gave the room a simple, easy way to approach content strategy. Content strategy on any college campus should start with a cup of coffee and a question: “What should people
Presenter: Josh Palmeri @JoshPalmeri For more information about this session >> Speaking to attendees before the conference it was obvious that this was going to be a popular session. It seems that most of us are planning, implementing or have launched a responsive design. ‘To
Have you ever wanted to get ahead at your job, but you couldn’t find a focused program designed for Web professionals? HighEdWeb has the solution: Attend a HighEdWeb Academy. When: Oct. 3-4, right before the HighEdWeb Annual Conference Where: Hilton Milwaukee Downtown Concentrations: integrated marketing,
Wait a minute – “Memories from Milwaukee”? Isn’t the 2015 HighEd Web National Conference in October? Yes, but this year we’re headed back to the same city that hosted the annual conference in 2012. We already know the 2015 schedule will be fantastic, with Bill
How to Give a Red Stapler-Winning Presentation at HighEdWeb: Presenter Advice from the Best of the Best
A pointer. A podium. A PowerPoint. There’s more to a presentation than that! Add in personality, passion, pizzazz and poise and you get the makings of an award-winning presenter. At HighEdWeb annual conferences, the organization awards the best session in each track the coveted Red
HighEdWeb is very pleased to announce two outstanding keynote speakers for our HighEdWeb 2015 Annual Conference: Bill Nye and Scott Stratten! Monday Keynote: The Science HighEdWeb Guy, BILL NYE! Our opening keynote speaker has spent nearly a lifetime making science and technology entertaining and accessible.