Tag Archives: Higher Ed

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Beyond SEO: Writing Findable Content (MCS5)

“Findability is the biggest content problem in higher ed.” That’s how content strategist Rick Allen opened his session Beyond SEO: Writing Findable Content. He also debunked the myth that “SEO is dead,” a notion that’s becoming quite ubiquitous in online marketing. A notion that’s just

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Project Management: The Musical

The attendees of High Ed Web have always been a musical, #karaokeplane-loving bunch. However, Allison Manley and Joe Allen-Black of Palantir.net noticed an even deeper connection– web project management has a lot in common with the traits of all good musicals. “Almost always they (musicals) tell

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Rebranding on a Budget

If you’re in higher education these days, you can’t ignore the drama of falling enrollment and budget crises afflicting our smaller (and some larger) institutions. You may also know our penchant for bringing in consultants to help with strategic planning and branding to enrollment and

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HighEdWeb 2016 welcomes keynote LeVar Burton

HighEdWeb is thrilled to announce actor, director and educator LeVar Burton (@levarburton) as our HighEdWeb 2016 Annual Conference closing keynote speaker. Mr. Burton launched his acting career while still a student at the University of Southern California. Cast in the groundbreaking role of Kunta Kinte

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The Road to HighEdWeb 2016

Hey, y’all. Welcome to what I hope will be a continuing series in LINK focused on our road to HighEdWeb 2016. My name is @marleysmom, and I’ll be your tour guide (and conference chair/leader) this year. I’m incredibly proud to have been given the responsibility

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Is Tumblr Right for Your School?

Wendy Darling from Emory University wants everyone to decide “Is Tumblr Right for Your School? and if yes, to get started. As curator of a blog on Art Deco architecture, she’s become a power user over the past four years and has several tricks to

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Your Website is the Next Social Medium

Personalization is becoming pervasive in our society. It’s time for higher ed to start thinking about their websites that way too, says Bob Jones University’s Peter Anglea. Anglea told his audience during his presentation “Your Website is the Next Social Medium,” Tuesday at HighEdWeb 14 that,

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Talk MOOC to Me

Session Details Four ladies, 45 minutes. Can it be done? We’ll find out. The Penn State Design team looked at MOOCs, specifically the Epidemics MOOC at Penn State. What’s a MOOC? It’s a Massive Open Online Course. But, what is massive? The average enrollment for