Archive for 2010

One Map to Rule Them All

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Chad Killingsworth Assistant Director of Web & New Media, Missouri State University Maps are cool (you know it’s true) The right map can be a recruitment source! Out of date maps are worse then no map at all. Non interactive maps (PDF’s) suck too. Branding that reinvents the user interface pisses users off Too much […]

Video Killed the Radio Star, but It Could Help You Meet Your Goals

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Aaron Street Director of Communications, Southern Arkansas University Tonya Oaks Smith DIrector of communications at the UALR William H. Oh, no tech issues… wait, wait good now. We know that video is an attention getter. involve internal audiences recruit students engage alumni involve parents promote events entice donors b-roll database.  (you know, for the media) […]

Hold Up! WordPress Can Do That?!? GTFO!

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Mike Richwalsky Director of Marketing Services, John Carroll University Let’s play ” find the WP site” – oh, wait they all are! Full university web sites? Allegheny – 151 sites and 104 users (soon to grow) John Carroll – Just launched. 27 sites, 35 users. Must have plugins (for a CMS) Amazon S3 – all […]

Rapid Iterative Design: A Minimalist Approach to Requirements Gathering and Interface Design

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Beth Snapp Team Lead, Web and Data Solutions, Ohio State University, Arts and Sciences She wins on the longest title so far :) Rapid Iterative Minimalist Agile! Or, Rapid Iterative Design. More time writing code. Less time writing documentation. Manifesto for Agile Software Development: Working software over comprehensive documentation Just enough documentation is just perfect. […]

Talking to Your Boss About Twitter…

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Lori Packer Web Editor, University of Rochester Surprisingly few people in here. I bet all these (after lunch) sessions are the same. Have the Heweb attendees all fallen into food coma? Obstacles: 1) Twitter is easy to mock – weird vocabulary and people don’t get it. 2) They know, but they don’t know. 3) Shouldn’t […]

Four Web Design Patterns for a Semantic Web in Higher Ed Four Web Design Patterns for a Semantic Web in Higher Ed

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Brian Panulla Independent Consultant, Panulla Information Systems Right On – another person from Portland! Why do we need a new web? Semantic Web is not a new web – it’s the infrastructure. It is not: Semantic HTML Warmed-over AI (well not completely :) Magic – there are many ways to do this. Why do we […]

HighEdWeb - 10.10.10 HighEdWeb – 10.10.10

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Day 1: Cincinnati is surprisingly busy on a Sunday morning. There are lots of shirtless men in orange hats walking around with cases of beer. The smell of barbecue and truck exhaust fills the air. Must be a fooseball game in town! After grabbing a cup of coffee, I decided to hoof it around town […]

Designing iOS Apps Using Web Standards Designing iOS Apps Using Web Standards

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Kristofer Layon Designer, University of Minnesota Introduction Here today to make a case for native apps. Designing apps with Web Standards An orientation to iTunes Connect Walk away with apps that work (not just a demo) iOS Table view != HTML Tables please calm down everyone :) 3Billion (with a B) downloaded to date. NimbleKit […]

HighEdWeb 2010 - getting there HighEdWeb 2010 – getting there

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

This is the 3rd time that I have attended the Higher Education Web conference. It will also be the 3rd time that I will present. However, this is the first time that I arrived without any major screw ups! In 2007, while traveling to Rochester, NY – the airline lost all my luggage. Luckily, I […]

Learning to Love the API: Social

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

You can also control your social world through the API. As you might expect Facebook has an extensive API. Personally, though, I am more of a Twitter fan ;) The API for twitter used to be simple. You could simply pass a username and password to issue most commands. Here, we are adding a friend […]