View Session Details and Presenter’s Bio. Photo by konjure, Flickr. Anne Petersen (@apetersen) of the University of Illinois at Chicago may have shared the most re-tweeted acronym of HighEdWeb this year: FAVEs. Or Faculty Against Virtually Everything. So what do you do when a FAVE or a HiPPO (Highest Paid Person’s Opinion; another good one) wants […]
View Session Details and Presenter’s Bio. Photo by Maccio Capatonda, Flickr. Breath life into your site using content that’s already out there. Missouri State’s website features embedded streams which gather feeds from multiple outlets (social media, RSS, etc). Instead of asking users to visit different presences across the web, the streams allow users to keep their […]
Shawn Henry – #heweb11 Storify by Lacy Tite Tue, Oct 25 2011 19:15:42 Shawn Henry – #heweb11 meredith_tweets@meredith_tweets Love that the #heweb11 conference keynote is about accessibility! Mon, Oct 24 2011 18:13:36 ReplyRetweetFavorite Six Questions with Shawn Henry – #heweb11 Keynote | Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals Shawn Henry focuses her personal […]
View Session Details and Presenter’s Bio. Photo by Dunechaser, Flickr. No one wants to have to experience a crisis and communicate about it on the Web. But these days it’s essential that you have a plan to do when a tragedy does strike. That’s the message Nyleva Corley and Chris Latham from the University of Texas […]
View Session Details and Presenter’s Bio. Photo by linh.ngân, Flickr. In her presentation, Mallory Wood discussed the need for institutions to have a robust student ambassador program to meet the changing needs of both students and parents in making their decisions about the institution they would like to submit applications to. For about $4,000, Mallory built […]
Things move at the speed of light in Higher Ed. No, really.
View Session Description and Presenter Bio Photo by trudeau, Flickr. In February 2011, Noel-Levitz called 1,089 high school seniors and 517 of their parents. They asked them about how parents and students are different in their use of e-recruitment, how they are using mobile, how are they using social media, what online tools are most useful, […]
View Presentation Details Photo by Ambrosio Photography, Flickr. Forget the other 99 percent for the moment. Are you part of the 91 percent? The 91 percent of schools that don’t have a mobile website yet, according to recent data from West Virginia’s Dave Olsen. WIlliam and Mary’s Tiffany Broadbent and mStoner’s Doug Gapinski encouraged attendees at […]
As school starts, the leaves turn and our thoughts point to how we can get more #GirlsUnderTrees on our web sites, there have been some keen techy nuggets floating around the news wires.
My workplace isn’t a home office; it’s an office inside a home. Roemer House, or as we call it, “Roemer,” is home to SUNY Geneseo’s department of College Communications.
We’ve assembled a sampling of things #highered folks tackled this year. Professionals in departments ranging from IT to marketing and all shades in between forged ahead this year to expand all things communication surrounding commencement ceremonies.
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.
Upcoming events: HighEdWeb Regionals in Rochester and Arkansas, HighEdWeb 2011 in Austin
In August 2010, I made a simple change: I replaced the University of Rochester logo as the Twitter avatar with my own bespectacled mug, and was up front in the bio that the tweets were coming from me, Lori in Wallis Hall.
People go by many names and titles, be it web manager, specialist, strategist, master, maven, guru or overlord. Titles are about as useful as job descriptions in predicting what exactly you will do.
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While it took me a while to get used to the quiet and the slower pace, over time I realized that my immersion in an online newsroom had uniquely prepared me for the challenges of higher-ed web communications. While the context, and what’s at stake, varies greatly between journalism and higher education, many of the same communication principles apply.
In the summer of 2009, I was about done with higher ed. In two different jobs at two different colleges, I felt as though I was always being held back from doing all I could do online, mostly due to political nonsense that had nothing to do with meeting goals and objectives.
At Link, we’re striving to bring some of the things that make HighEdWeb special into our pages: great content, cooked up by incredibly knowledgeable folks, delivered with a heaping dollop of humor. Link covers topics ranging from Applications and Standards to Social Media to Design to Programming, so whether you’re a web developer, social media […]
Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals is the official publication of the HighEdWeb Association. We publish, in a way that’s both informative and fun, high-quality content by well-qualified Web professionals working in higher-ed. Since our launch in 2011 under the leadership of founding publisher Laura Kenyon, we’ve tackled topics as diverse as mobile […]
Learn how to give an award-winning conference presentation from HighEdWeb Red Stapler honorees.
Aaron Knight, associate director of web services for the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, became HighEdWeb’s president in November and will serve in this role until May 31.
NOTE: As part of our sponsor agreements with Annual Conference sponsors, we occasionally post information provided by our sponsor-partners on their behalf. This is one such article. Thank you and enjoy! The COVID-19 pandemic significantly altered the way that colleges and universities approached academics, campus life, and internal operations. While some experts claimed that the […]
The HighEdWeb Community Groups continue on Zoom. And you’re invited!
Every year our HighEdWeb Annual Conference sponsors provide value to our attendees through the content, services, and products they provide, both during the conference and throughout the year. Not only that, but they’re fun humans, and have a ton of knowledge about our industry and about the products and services their companies offer. We’ll be […]