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Aaron Rester
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  • Chicago
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Rester Aug 8, 2010.

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Employer?
University of Chicago Law School
Website:
http://www.law.uchicago.edu
Personal Website:
http://aaronrester.net
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
design, information architecture, podcast management
What CMS are you using?
Currently a custom CMS; near future, Drupal.
What department or office are you in?
Communications
Primary Job Responsibility
Manager of Electronic Communications, including website, blogs, podcasts, Blackboard, etc.
Number of students at your institution
about 600

Aaron Rester's Blog

Presentation: Twitter in Higher Ed Communications

This week I presented at the 2009 eduWeb conference in Chicago. My talk, entitled "A Bird in the Hand: Twitter as a Higher Ed Communications Tool," presented some of the reasons why institutions of higher education might want to use Twitter and provide some tips and techniques for getting such a project off the ground. The powerpoint of my presentation is…

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Posted on July 22, 2009 at 11:44am

An Event Apart Chicago, Day 2: The Two-Weeks-Later Wrap-up

Forgot to add this when I first posted it; anyway, full post available here.

Posted on November 25, 2008 at 11:14am

TweetChicago: Behind the Scenes

Last month the Law School announced its TweetChicago page, which collects together an ever-increasing number of our faculty and students' 140-character-or-less musings on the micro-blogging service known as Twitter. Since then we've had several inquiries as to how we put this little experiment together, so… Continue

Posted on November 25, 2008 at 11:00am

An Event Apart Chicago, Day 1: The Ten-Minute Wrap-up

Just got back from Day One of An Event Apart Chicago. I've got a bunch of client and personal work to do tonight, so before I settle in with a cold one and Dreamweaver, I'll try to sum up quickly what I took away from some of the sessions I attended.

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Posted on October 14, 2008 at 1:01pm — 1 Comment

The Law School's New Recording Rig

In a previous post, I mentioned that the Law School had ordered some new equipment to improve our audio recording capability. Right now, that equipment is undergoing its first field test, recording a conference here at the Law School. I thought it might be useful to colleagues elsewhere to know what equipment we had chosen (with, I should mention, the invaluable assistance of mobile recording guru Eric Butkus).



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Posted on September 26, 2008 at 3:05pm

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At 3:01pm on December 4, 2008, Mark Greenfield said…
I'll bring the discussion back to the top of the forums to see if we can find some help.
At 1:38pm on December 4, 2008, Mark Greenfield said…
Aaron, How's it going with the aggregating the Twitter feed. It would be a great addition to the site. Let me know if there is anything I can do to help. I'm thinking of adding a profile question for members to list their Twitter account to make it easier to manage.

Thanks
At 3:08pm on October 25, 2008, Lindsay Clark said…
I'm speedy ;-) I've been trying to resist Twittering myself as long as possible, but it seems like an ill-fated battle. Thanks for all the tips!
At 1:31pm on September 19, 2008, Mark Greenfield said…
Aaron, any progress on this? I'e had a couple of other members say this would be a great feature for this site.
At 4:59pm on September 8, 2008, Mark Greenfield said…
Definitely. Adding an aggregate twitter feed would be great and I'll give it a prominent location on the main page. Thanks
 
 
 

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