Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Meet #hewebpitt conference closing keynote: Brad Frost on Present-Friendly Web, Atomic Design & #highered websites

April 2nd, 2014 Karine Joly No Comments

Helping you learn and grow in your higher ed career – no matter how you do it. That’s Higher Ed Experts’ motto! That’s why I spent my time chasing the latest trends, doing research, developing online programs (conferences & courses) as well as teaching. That’s also the reason why I’ve chosen – this year again […]

2 tools to help you tackle what 2014 will bring to your #highered job

January 8th, 2014 Karine Joly 4 Comments

2014 Resolutions or Goals, Anybody? So, this “New Year,” how is it working for you so far? Have you made your big (too long?) list of 2014 resolutions yet? Did you blog, tweet or facebook your 2014 goals over the holidays break? What are you going to achieve this year for your unit, your school, […]

“Get your #highered content ready for responsive design” says Sara Wachter-Boettcher, book author & @alistapart editor-in-chief

April 16th, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

Sara Wachter-Boettcher to present about Higher Ed Responsive Websites According to the 2013 State of Mobile & Responsive Web in Higher Ed report, 51% of surveyed institutions have already embraced responsive web design techniques as a mobile solution. While responsive websites offer a flexible device-independent solution, they do come with their own set of content […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 questions to Ethan Marcotte on #highered Responsive Web Design #psuweb12

June 12th, 2012 Karine Joly No Comments

As I wrote Monday, Responsive Web Design is the star of the PSU Web Conference this week at Penn State University. I started to research RWD last Fall for one of my University Business columns. Back then, I interviewed several early adopters in higher education as well as Ethan Marcotte, who literally wrote the book […]

University of Notre Dame redefines #highered websites with its redesigned mobile first responsive homepage

April 2nd, 2012 Karine Joly 13 Comments

While others were having some good April’s Fool fun with their homepage, the University of Notre Dame quietly launched a revolutionary homepage yesterday afternoon. This could well be the Holy Grail of higher ed website design: a web design based on the mobile first approach that serves content on any devices using a combo of […]

Need to create or overhaul your Mobile Strategy soon? Register for the #highered Mobile Summit (Mar 13-15)

March 5th, 2012 Karine Joly No Comments

If you work on a campus, you know that mobile has now become a top priority in higher education. Whether you have already implemented a mobile solution alone or with a vendor, it’s always smart to (re)assess best practices in higher education. Helping you in this process is the main goal of the Higher Ed […]

Responsive Web Design for #highered Course: Student Reviews

March 1st, 2012 Karine Joly No Comments

I believe in the Responsive Web Design (RWD) approach (don’t worry, among other things in life :-) I’ve published several posts about RWD in the past few months. I focused on RWD in my February column for University Business. I asked Stewart Foss from eduSyle to design a 4-week online course about RWD for our […]

#highered Mobile Solutions: Hitting or Missing the Admissions Target?

February 27th, 2012 Karine Joly 5 Comments

That’s a question I’ve been working on for a few weeks, ever since the latest Noel-Levitz report (PDF) on the mobile behaviors and expectations of prospective students finally provided us with some hard data on the most valuable pieces of content for this target audience. In a follow-up post arguing for an Admission-First approach for […]

UPDATED: The 2012 State of the Mobile Web in #highered Survey Report

February 21st, 2012 Karine Joly 4 Comments

UPDATE (9:30AM – Feb 21): An important typo in the % of existing mobile solutions was fixed in the report. A few weeks ago I conducted the second survey about the State of Mobile Web in Higher Ed to provide the community with some insights on the mobile web in our industry. The first survey […]

Responsive Web Design in #highered: One Design to Rule Them All?

February 2nd, 2012 Karine Joly 1 Comment

My latest University Business column is now available in the February issue as well as online: ” Responsive Web Design in Higher Education: One Design to Rule Them All?” In this column, I make the case for Responsive Web Design in higher ed by sharing some data, examples and tips from early adopters (even the […]

Spreading and sharing school pride (and brand) with Facebook Timeline Cover Photos #highered

January 12th, 2012 Karine Joly 3 Comments

Facebook finally rolled out its new profile format, Timeline, to all users before the holiday break. Beyond sharing in a timeline format all you ever did on Facebook (that is if you don’t edit your privacy settings), your new Facebook user profile has now a reserved space for a Cover Photo, the equivalence of the […]

Take the Survey about the 2012 State of the Mobile Web in #highered to get the report!

January 10th, 2012 Karine Joly No Comments

Since the first edition of my survey about the State of the Mobile Web in higher education last year, more research about the topic has been conducted by vendors (Inigral & Stamats), organizations (Educause) and the Mobile evangelist in our industry, Dave Olsen. As you probably know if you are a regular reader of this […]