Derek Jackson will open the HighEdWeb 2022 Accessibility Summit with a keynote, “The Forest Through the Accessibility Tree.” Link caught up with Jackson — a Digital Accessibility Developer with Digital Accessibility Services at Harvard University — about the focus of his presentation and how technical details can help us understand the larger accessibility picture. Why […]
Category: Six Questions
We know that HighEdWeb conferences bring some of the best speakers in the world. This year’s #heweb19 conference in Milwaukee continues that trend as bestselling author, social influencer and motivational speaker Erik Qualman will highlight Wednesday, Oct. 16, activities. Author of five well-known books on digital leadership — including “Socialnomics” and “What Happens on Campus […]
It’s not often in our daily lives that we get to hear from somebody as accomplished (or knighted!) as Sir Ken Robinson, one of our keynotes at HighEdWeb 2018. In advance of the talk by this internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation (and TED Conference rockstar) on Wednesday, Oct. 24, we had the opportunity […]
As seen in a previous episode, this year’s HighEdWeb 2018 keynotes include Manoush Zomorodi, an award-winning podcast host, author and relentless examiner of the modern human condition. To start getting hyped for her talk on Monday, Oct. 22, we asked her our customary 6 Questions, plus a bonus round. 1) One of your themes is how to […]
Link recently had an opportunity to ask 6 questions of #heweb17 Wednesday keynote speaker Felicia Day. The content creator, author and actor did not disappoint with her answers. Link: In higher education, many of us work in institutions with complex politics, labyrinthine approval processes and cultural factors which stifle the creativity that makes interactive experiences […]
Six Questions with Ron Bronson
Ron Bronson is the UX strategist and service designer for the City of Bloomington, Indiana, and a partner at service experience agency Practical Starship. He’s spent over a decade working at higher ed institutions around the country in web management roles. A frequent speaker, Ron has been on stage at events including AMA Higher Ed […]
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 Chief Editor Tim Nekritz recently had the opportunity to ask […]
Scott Stratten is the President of UnMarketing. 1. What’s the biggest mistake an institution — of higher education or otherwise — can make in its marketing strategy? Trying to be cool and “relate” to students. If you’re thinking about using “YOLO” or “Swag” in your materials, you need to go for a walk and clear your head. […]
Steve Wozniak is an author, speaker, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. and chief scientist at Fusion-io 1. What’s one myth or misconception about the early days at Apple that you wish you could debunk? The myth that we started in a garage. It doesn’t explain things correctly at all. No design or engineering […]
Six Questions with Chris Nixon
Chris tells us about launching the membership model for HighEdWeb, adoption of the UoA Web Style Guide and the truth behind @maybechrisnixon.
Michael Hostad dishes on what to expect at this year’s conference, what not to miss in Milwaukee and what he and LL Cool J have in common.
Six Questions with Rachel Reuben
Rachel Reuben: higher ed digital marketing rock star.
Six Questions with Jamie Ceman
Jamie Ceman, marketing director for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, shares why – and how – integrated marketing communications works.
Ma’ayan Plaut talks about why the f*ck people should choose Oberlin, her Tumblr-love and how undergrads are like squirrels.
Six Questions with Karlyn Borysenko
Karlyn Borysenko, the Director of Social Media at Southern New Hampshire University, earned a Best in Track Red Stapler Award at HighEdWeb 2011 for her presentation, “What Colleges Can Learn from the Insane Clown Posse.”
Karyln, “fascinated with the role that psychology plays in our working lives,” is pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology from Capella University.
Six Questions with Bob Johnson
Bob Johnson, an experienced higher ed marketing professional, shares his thoughts on what he sees as marketing/Web/comm departments’ biggest gaps, his pet peeves and greatest lessons learned.
Shawn Henry leads the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) education and outreach activities promoting Web accessibility for people with disabilities.
Chris Wilson talks about web development, Google TV and Cake v. Pie.
Six Questions with Mark Greenfield
Greenfield discusses the flattening of higher-ed, the design of a perfect classroom building, and how he missed out on a chance to see Led Zeppelin live.
Six Questions with Todd Sanders
For those of us that follow Todd on Twitter and tweeted till our fingers were numb, the hashtag #MBteamS will be forever ingrained in our brains–and muscle memory of our digits. We decided to pick Todd’s brain about his take on his community of followers, Twitter and higher ed.
We caught up with Jared Spool to talk about the trends he’s seeing, what his best user experiences have been recently, and to get some important information about Julia Child.