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Management & Professional Development Regional Conference

Host a Regional Conference in 2016!

The HighEdWeb Association will provide up to four grants to teams in different regions of the country who respond to our request for regional conference proposals (RFP). These grants will constitute the funding and resources to hold 2016 HighEdWeb Regional Conferences. To complement the association’s grant funding, HighEdWeb will also provide: a planning calendar branding and […]

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2014 Conference Management & Professional Development

Better Living Through Automation: Defeating Time Sucks and Doing Better Work

(Author’s note: It’s poetic that I completed this Link post when I did. I hadn’t anticipated that it’d be a few weeks late, but this also is the very reason I was hyped up about Jesse’s session: I needed his session to help work smarter.) Jesse Lavery, director of web communications at Allegheny College, closed […]

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2014 Conference Management & Professional Development

That IS your problem! Creating a collaborative campus

That IS your problem! Creating a collaborative campus Presenter: Corie Martin – Western Kentucky University One isn’t always the loneliest number. Corie Martin of Western Kentucky University notes that, if you’re a department of one at a college or university, there can be some perks. For starters, you pretty much have control over your work […]

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2014 Conference Management & Professional Development

Mix it up! The art of remixing content – #mpd2

It was a full house in Skyline II for Conny Leigl’s session, “Mix it up! The art of remixing content,” so much so that this Link blogger had to take notes by hand – you can’t laptop it up without a lap. Leigl is a senior designer for web, graphics and user experience for the […]

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2014 Conference Management & Professional Development

Agile in Higher Ed? Yes You Kanban!

Session Details They’re a small team of five, but the Web and Development team at University of Arkansas at Little Rock were ready to take on projects using agile methodology, because yes, it is possible for agile in Higher Ed. Let’s back up. What is agile? Dan and Jenn outline what agile is, and isn’t: Individuals […]

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2013 Conference Management & Professional Development

Faux Pas, Phonies, & Flub-Ups: How to handle social media spoofs, goofs, & snafus

“Faux Pas, Phonies, & Flub-Ups: How to handle social media spoofs, goofs, & snafus” Presenter: Donna Talarico (@donnatalarico), Director, Integrated Communications, Elizabethtown College Track: Management and Professional Development, Session 11 (#MPD11) “Social media is human. To err is human.” Ergo, those of us who work in social media will err. We’re all happy to share […]

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2013 Conference Management & Professional Development

Challenge Shmallenge – We’ve Got This: Women Paving Their Own Way

Aiming to overturn the idea that it’s hard to find women willing to participate on panels, this session collected 9 feisty females with lots to say:   Karine Joly (moderator) Alana Riley Colleen Brennan-Barry Tonya Oaks Smith Mallory Wood Robin Smail Lori Packer Magen Tracy Georgy Cohen   Question 1: Joly asked about the “glass […]

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2013 Conference Management & Professional Development

Make It Work? A Primer on the Client Services Approach in Higher Ed

For you non-Project Runway fans, ‘make it work’ is usually the parting phrase of Tim Gunn (mentor to the fashion designer contestants) just before they commit to a specific garment design, leading to sinking-or-swimming at the runway judging. Presenter Tonya Oaks Smith is obviously adept at swimming with sharks in her role working with lawyers-cum-professors as […]

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Management & Professional Development Social Media The Working World

Effective Social Collaboration

Eight tips to jump start your social community.

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Management & Professional Development

Simplify, Simplify: Working with Faculty in the Technical Fields

What’s the best way to work with faculty in very technical fields, or with material that is tough for the public to understand?

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2012 Conference Management & Professional Development

Education: Impacts and Transformations in the Social Media Era

Education: Impacts and Transformations in the Social Media Era Martha Gabriel, Professor / writer, HSM Education Martha Gabriel is an engineer, postgraduate in Marketing and Design, holds a Master’s Degree in Art and is pursuing a PhD in Art. She is a leader and professor of the Marketing MBA course at HSM Education, and the […]

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Management & Professional Development

A Conceptual Framework for Effective Web Governance in Higher Education

Understanding the web as public versus private, or Internet versus intranet, is a simplification that does not reflect the significant differences that exist in nearly every higher education web site –there are six components that make up college and university web sites today.

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Management & Professional Development The Working World

In the Trenches: Combating the Issues that Face Higher Ed Web

Things in Higher Ed are better than we let on. But how do we build on our awesomeness to help our institutions be successful?

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2011 Conference Management & Professional Development

Project Management According to Attila the Hun #heweb11

View Session Details and Presenter’s Bio. The Feast of Attila, by Mór Than (1870) Daniel Frommelt took HighEdWeb attendees on a journey from the technology of today to an ancient world where a young, nomadic, future king with a bad attitude was, unbeknownst to him, contributing to modern project management. Daniel, fueled by something inside […]

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Management & Professional Development The Working World

Project Charters for Web Development

Project management makes order of the chaos.

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Management & Professional Development Social Media

Engaging Ambassadors

The number of social media platforms, user communities and interactive opportunities continues to grow. Budgets don’t. So how can communicators deal with this evolving landscape? One way is to use the most rich and robust resource available: students.