University Web Developers

University Web Developers

Aaron Rester
  • 40, Male
  • Chicago
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share

Aaron Rester's Friends

  • Sue Angell
  • Melissa
  • Cindy Workman
  • Lindsay Clark
  • Dena van der Wal
  • James Saqui

Aaron Rester's Groups

Aaron Rester's Discussions

CSS riddle
4 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Rester Dec 1, 2010.

Mobile emulators
2 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Rester Aug 8, 2010.

RSS snapshot to email service
3 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Rester Nov 24, 2009.

Gifts Received

Gift

Aaron Rester has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Aaron Rester's Page

Profile Information

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…

Continue

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.

Read the whole post here.

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).



Full post available… Continue

Posted on September 26, 2008 at 3:05pm

Comment Wall (5 comments)

You need to be a member of University Web Developers to add comments!

Join University Web Developers

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
 
 
 

Elsewhere

Latest Activity

Allison Howard is now a member of University Web Developers
Friday
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Planning a dream kitchen is like redesigning a website. It's easy to change the colors, but if the content doesn't provide what users need, your site visitors will not find value. So where do you start?"
May 12
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"When thinking about valuable content for your higher ed site, try testimonials and quotes to attract prospective students. Download the latest E-Expectations report today. "
May 11
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Check out more of these stats by downloading our latest E-Expectations Report today!"
May 4
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
May 2
Fabio posted a discussion

Top 200 Universities in Facebook

Just a brief note to inform all University developers that we have just published a new ranking of the top 200 Universities in Facebook based on the number of likes (fans count) each Facebook page has. Visit http://www.4icu.org/top-universities-facebook/For the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
May 2
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New blog post! Find out what prospective students are wanting to find on your website."
Apr 28
Kathy Nix posted a discussion

user levels

Is there anyway you can edit a user level?  We have level 8 users and want to add "Add to Dictionary" without opening every user and clicking on the Add to Dictionary box.See More
Apr 26
Doug Thompson posted a discussion

Solution for deluge of daily emails?

So way back in "the day" (eight or so years ago), our employee/student email inboxes were routinely deluged with 40+ individual email messages per day due to the "campus-wide" email lists being open for anyone here to send messages to.Enough people eventually decried the situation, so we came up with an email/website "publication" that was basically akin to a "daily digest email" of what were originally individual messages.This was highly successful and took a large part of the burden off of…See More
Apr 21
Andrew Soderberg replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The UWEBD Social Network Will Live On
"Mark, Just a suggestion regarding a sustainable future for UWEBD (software platform). When I was at OmniUpdate we migrated from Ning to SocialEngine. SE has a Ning 2 import tool: http://get.socialengine.com/ning/ The process was pretty smooth for…"
Apr 21
Christopher Snizik is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 18
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Our 2017 OmniUpdate User Training Conference was a huge success! For a recap of the event, head over to our blog. "
Apr 17
Profile IconChris Amelung and Derek Pasnick joined University Web Developers
Apr 10
Barb Iannucci replied to Dean Hartman's discussion Best CMS option
"I'm interested in this as well..."
Apr 4
Dean Hartman posted a discussion

Best CMS option

It's time for us to move away from our current CMS, and I was wondered what is working best for others: a pre-packaged solution, or building your own with WordPress, Drupal or ...?See More
Apr 4
Cindy is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 1
Profile IconDean Hartman and Laura T joined University Web Developers
Mar 28
Tarekegn Nibret is now a member of University Web Developers
Mar 15
Scott Dailey is now a member of University Web Developers
Mar 10
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Our presenters at the 2017 OmniUpdate User Training Conference are eager to share their wisdom! See a special announcement about our esteemed keynote speaker, and find out what our presenters are most excited to share in their sessions in our latest…"
Mar 8

UWEBD has been in existence for more than 10 years and is the very best email discussion list on the Internet, in any industry, on any topic

About

© 2017   Created by Mark Greenfield.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service