Archive for 2012

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

#WRK10: Using HTML5 & Accessible Rich Internet Accessibility to Create Highly Accessible Web Resources

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Jon Gunderson 102 A & B, Frontier Airlines Center Dynamic content and HTML5 technologies are rapidly become a standard part of web design. This session will provide an overview of how to use the Accessible Rich Internet Accessibility (ARIA) technologies and HTML5 to improve the accessibility of dynamic web content. The session will also cover […]

#AIM9: Mobile Warming: A New Approach To Student Engagement

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Kyle Bowen 102 D & E, Frontier Airlines Center It’s no surprise that the students sitting in the back row with their cell phone in hand probably aren’t following along. We can’t be certain if they are taking notes, texting that cute girl in the next row, or contemplating their next Facebook status. Regardless of […]

#MCS1: No Such Thing As TMI: How to Create a Culture of Sharing

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Donna Talarico 102 A & B, Frontier Airlines Center Sharing is nice. We’ve known that since kindergarten, right? Yet why are so many things still siloed in higher ed? Generating fresh content and sharing accurate, up-to-date information is pivotal to a college website’s success, and sharing said content through social media and other marketing channels […]

#MCS12: Student-Sourcing Your College’s Web Content

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Magen Tracy 102 A & B, Frontier Airlines Center Berklee College of Music made great strides in the past three years using student content to further our admissions and public relations agendas. We make student blog posts, video, and pictures a big part of our strategy, and focus a large part of our marketing efforts […]

#TRP10: Websites Featuring User-Created Content in Drupal

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Dwight Nagy 103 C, Frontier Airlines Center For over 9 years our office compiled campus-submitted deadlines, announcements, and events to send out in a daily email called Wooster Headline News (WHN). Not only did WHN feel dated, it had scaled out of control, and was deleted by many users. Through the use of Drupal, WHN is […]

#TRP2: I Can Convert!

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Sven Aas, Jason Proctor 103 C, Frontier Airlines Center Whether we’re integrating systems or getting everything out before the house of cards collapses, sooner or later most of us find ourselves converting, migrating, exporting and archiving our content. In this talk, Jason Proctor and Sven Aas will review a series of conversions they’ve completed, identify […]

#UAD7 – The New (Responsive) World Order: Lessons from a 500,000 page Responsive Design

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Seth Meranda 102 C, Frontier Airlines Center A mobile website necessity can become the foundation for one of the greatest advancements of web development. In a sense, mobile devices have derailed our web development trains, and put us on a track to a more exciting, scalable and adaptable destination. In the spring of 2012, the […]

#UAD1: Guerrilla Usability: Implementing user experience testing with little (no)budget

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Jonathan Davis 102 C, Frontier Airlines Center User-centered design can be the catch 22 for higher education. How can you show a result without an investment? How can you get investment without proven results? Before we receive additional resources from administrators, we have to prove concepts on the cheap first.  At Illinois State University our […]

#WRK6: The WordPress University

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Stephanie Leary @sleary 103 A & B, Frontier Airlines Center Is WordPress the right CMS for your department, or even your whole institution? How do you sell your colleagues on WordPress? What kinds of sites can you build with WordPress? We will discuss how WordPress’s theme system is uniquely suited for campus-wide branding initiatives, and […]