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Learn more about WordPress, Facebook applications and Google maps with the free HighEdWebDev webinar series

October 22nd, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

If you couldn’t make it to Rochester last week for HighEdWebDev, I’ve got good news for you: you can watch 3 of the presentations (including the best of the conference by popular vote) given at the conference courtesy of the conference committee, the presenters and Higher Ed Experts (yours truly) for… free! You’ll need to […]

HighEdWebDev 2007: That’s a wrap!

October 19th, 2007 Karine Joly 1 Comment

What a great conference! This was the first time I managed to attend (and present at) HighEdWebDev in Rochester, and this was really time and money well spent. The organizers did a great job at planning and organizing the whole event (although a lapel microphone would have been a great addition for the “soft-spoken” presenters […]

Almost Live from HigherEdWebDev 2007: Use WordPress as a Mini-CMS in Your Next Project

October 18th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

The conference is now over, but Dimitri, one of this year’s guest bloggers has sent a few more posts about interesting sessions including this presentation about WordPress. Drew Geraets and Thomas Knoll wanted something lightweight, flexible, and easy to implement when they ventured on building their new site. Their CMS was bulky and not friendly […]

Almost Live from HigherEdWebDev 2007: Building a Cohesive Website through a Collaborative Process

October 18th, 2007 Karine Joly 1 Comment

The conference is now over, but Dimitri, one of this year’s guest bloggers has sent a few more posts about interesting sessions including this presentation by another guest blogger, Seth Meranda, and his colleagues from UNL. What happens when you bring open source philosophy to your campus redesign? Success, according to the team presentation by […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Designing Compelling User Experiences

October 17th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

Yesterday morning, Beck Tench of Duke University lead an engaging presentation on new alternatives in strategic planning for the web. The session was covered by Jonathan Steffens. This is his third post. Beck begins the presentation posing a question: “what makes a user experience compelling” and humbly admits that she does not have the answer, […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Social Networking Software – Meeting the Expectations of the MySpace Generation

October 16th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

Mark Heiman from Carleton College presented a session titled “Social Networking Software: Meeting the Expectations of the MySpace Generation.” The presentation was covered by one of this year’s guest blogger. This is Martine Lafleur’s second post. Mark Heiman’s presentation kept me on my toes with great graphics, just the right touch of cynicism and good […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Monitoring Your Web Identity

October 16th, 2007 Karine Joly 2 Comments

This morning I really wanted to attend two sessions scheduled at the same time: Jay Collier’s presentation and the panel discussion about crisis communications and technology. So, when I saw Josh Tysiachney from Allegheny College in the “Social Applications and Content” room, I asked him if he could do me a big favor and blog […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: 12-Step Program to Better Blogging

October 15th, 2007 Karine Joly 1 Comment

So, I gave my presentation about my 12-step program to better blogging and managed to turn it into some kind of stand-up comedy act this afternoon at HighEdWebDev as Vista – loaded on the laptop made available to the presenters by the organizers (note to self and tip for all of you: if you have […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Making the case for resources for web services

October 15th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

Martine Lafleur, one of this year’s guest bloggers, covered the session presented by Doug Ruschman from Xavier University: “Making the Case for Resources for Web Services. This is Martine’s first post. Doug Ruschman from Xavier University made a solid case for resources for web services in his presentation this afternoon. Drawing from his own experience: […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: How to get started with the Facebook Platform (API)

October 15th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

Want to watch the recording of this session? It’s available for free as a screencast to people working in universities or colleges at www.higheredexperts.com/highedwebdev ———————————————————————————————————- Dimitri Glazkov, one of this year’s guest bloggers, covered the session about the Facebook Platform presented by Mike Richwalsky and Josh Tysiachney, the Allegheny College Web Team. This is Dimitri’s […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Using Interactive Technologies and Social Media in Higher Education

October 15th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

Seth Meranda, one this year’s guest bloggers, sat in this session presented by Matt Herzberger from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. This is Seth’s first post. Matt started his presentation with The Machine is US/ing Us. Where to Start To begin with, Matt gave a quick review of major social media tools, […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Testing Usability with parents and incoming students

October 15th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

Jonathan Steffens, one of this year’s guest bloggers, sat this morning in the first session presented by Lori Packer from the University of Rochester: “These Kids Today: Testing Usability with parents and incoming students.” This is Jonathan’s first HighEdWebDev post. Lori Packer of the University of Rochester, began HEWD with hat trick as committee organizers, […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education IT Organizations — Nuances, Challenges, Successes

October 15th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

The first session I attended this morning was presented by Karen M. Hackett and Jim Leous from Penn State University. Both explained how the ITS department at Penn State has moved into the “communication age” (my words, not theirs) by adopting the very disruptive approach of “radical transparency.” While IT departments usually are known to […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: The Read/Write/A***E Web

October 15th, 2007 Karine Joly No Comments

George Cook, national (sales?) engineer, gave the conference keynote speech: The Read/Write Web. He shared his views on web trends vs. personal outcomes – i.e. how technology brings value to the user: Live, Sharing, Interactive and Media-Rich. In the first part of his presentation, he managed to plug screenshots or mentions of iTunes, iPod, iPhone, […]

Live from HighEdWebDev 2007: Let’s try Twitter to keep in touch

October 14th, 2007 Karine Joly 1 Comment

Besides the usual conference blogging — with the help of my dear guest bloggers –, I’m going to try to post short updates using Twitter at www.twitter.com/karinejoly to find what’s going on in Rochester.

HighEdWebDev 2007: Meet the (guest) bloggers!

October 12th, 2007 Karine Joly 3 Comments

Several weeks ago, I asked if a few of you would blog some of the sessions they plan to attend at HighEdWebDev in Rochester next week (starting Monday, actually) and I’m happy to report that 4 fine higher ed professionals have answered my call. This year, I’m going to Rochester to present, network, meet potential […]


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