Archive for the ‘Mobile’ Category

Take part in the 1st #HigherEd Content Online Conference: Submit a proposal by Feb 26!

February 11th, 2014 Karine Joly No Comments

To address many requests made after I hosted the Higher Ed Social Media Conference last December and the Higher Ed Analytics Conference last week, I’m happy to announce that Higher Ed Experts will host a new online conference focused on higher ed content, strategy and processes — with YOUR help. Calling all higher ed content […]

Is Instagram the new #hesm campus press release platform in #highered?

May 28th, 2013 Karine Joly 2 Comments

Hashtags FTW Ah, the power of hashtags… They made Twitter by allowing total strangers with common interests to connect on the 140-character social media platform. Instagram and Pinterest have used them since day 1, LinkedIn has adopted them and it looks like Facebook should be next. In higher ed, they were front and center in […]

Help to make the case for a #highered responsive website

May 10th, 2013 Karine Joly 1 Comment

If you don’t have a responsive website yet and you’re reading this post, chances are you are working on it or are convinced this is the way to go with your higher ed website. However, some of you might work for institutions where the pros and cons of responsive websites are still debated. Well, fire […]

The 2013 State of Mobile & Responsive Web in #highered [FULL REPORT]

April 10th, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

How higher ed is doing with the mobile & responsive web? This is the question that the 3rd edition of the State of the Mobile and Responsive Web in Higher Ed survey report answers in a 12-page document – including results and charts. This open and independent research work is supported by Higher Ed Experts […]

Responsive web design has become the top mobile solution for #highered [SURVEY]

April 8th, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

The State of the Mobile & Responsive Web in Higher Ed Survey As I explained in my post about mobile and web traffic increasing shares on university and college websites last week, the analysis of the survey results on the 2013 State of Web and Responsive Web in Higher Ed is now completed. The 12-page […]

Mobile and tablet web traffic shares on the rise in #highered [REPORT]

April 4th, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

The State of the Mobile & Responsive Web in Higher Ed Survey I’ve finally analyzed the results of the 2013 State of Web and Responsive Web in Higher Ed Survey. The 3rd edition of this yearly survey was completed from January 8, 2013 to February 15, 2013 by 174 professionals working mainly in the marketing, […]

Beyond the boring #highered ad banner: Augmented reality done right by Simpson College

March 25th, 2013 Karine Joly 4 Comments

Augmented Reality is catching… finally! Augmented Reality isn’t a new concept – even when it comes to higher ed marketing. I still remember when Brad J. Ward mentioned an Australian institution that used AR in its application… about 3 years ago. Augmented reality is not new, but I bet it’s going to go mainstream pretty […]

Gone responsive in #highered: The University of Vermont’s website (@uvmvermont)

January 31st, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

The University of Vermont launched its redesigned responsive website a couple of weeks ago. Tatjana Salcedo was among the first higher ed professionals to take the 4-week online course on responsive web design taught by eduStyle Founder, Stewart Foss.. I’m always excited to learn about new RWD sites in higher ed, but it’s even more […]

7 digital trends that will shape 2013 in #highered

January 14th, 2013 Karine Joly 1 Comment

Did you know that I’ve been writing the Internet Technologies column for University Business for 7 years? This is from this perspective that I wrote back in December my column for the January issue of the magazine, a column looking at what’s to come for the New Year. This article, Digital and Web in Higher […]

Take the 2013 State of the Mobile & Responsive Web SURVEY in #highered to get the report!

January 8th, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

So much has changed over the past 12 months in higher education. Last January, only a few higher ed professionals had started to see responsive web design as an option to serve mobile users. Now, RWD is on everybody’s mind in the higher ed web development community. What is the current state of the mobile […]

Gone responsive in #highered: Angelo State University’s website for prospective students

October 16th, 2012 Karine Joly No Comments

Angelo State University has chosen to go responsive for prospective students first. The institution launched a brand new site based on the responsive web design approach to offer them a better web experience – no matter the device they use when they visit the site. An in-house team, including Jon Wilcox, Web Development Specialist at […]

Beyond the Responsive Homepage in #highered: UNL and some?

September 27th, 2012 Karine Joly 6 Comments

The past 12 months have been marked by a rising interest for responsive web design techniques in higher education. Last year at the #heweb11 conference in Austin the focus was on mobile. While Brett Pollack (UCSD) and Nathan Gerber (UVU) mentioned RWD in their presentations, RWD was still perceived as a small part of the […]

2 more reasons why the responsive web design approach makes sense for #highered [STUDY]

September 11th, 2012 Karine Joly 2 Comments

If you are somehow a regular reader of this blog ( in case you’re reading this in your RSS Reader or on another aggregator ;0), you know that I’ve become a strong proponent of the responsive web design approach for higher education over the past year. I know, I know: if I’m such a strong […]

The end of online writing in #highered?

September 6th, 2012 Karine Joly No Comments

My latest University Business column is now available in the September issue as well as online: “The End of Online Writing?” In this column, I present some of the disruptive digital trends currently at play: The rise of the attention economy Mobile first and foremost Multiple connected devices The visual Web Over the past 3 […]

Take a #highered SOOC: Learn more, earn a certificate and move up!

August 22nd, 2012 Karine Joly No Comments

I’m sure you’ve heard about MOOCs over the past 2 months. MOOCs are the latest and hottest things in the world of higher education. And, there hasn’t been a single day this summer without an article, a post or a tweet about the Massive Open Online Courses offered by Coursera, EDx, Udacity or others. I […]

Share your favorite #highered mobile/responsive website to get a chance to win a free MWF conference pass

August 16th, 2012 Karine Joly 4 Comments

Did you know that there is a higher ed conference focusing exclusively on mobile? The 2012 Mobile Web Framework Conference taking place on September 5-7, 2012 at UCLA is the only conference in higher ed focusing exclusively on mobile. With two tracks on Mobile Engagement and Mobile Development, the conference schedule really looks like a […]

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