University Web Developers

University Web Developers

Katra Farah
  • Vancovuer
  • Canada
Share on Facebook Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (5)
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Katra Farah's Discussions

online/virtual session participation rates

Hi First timer!I wanted to find out if anyone has metrics for online/virtual session participation rates. We host a few online events for prospective students and wanted to find out if anyone has or…Continue

Started Jul 3, 2014

Online chat interfaces
5 Replies

Hi Everyone,I'm doing research for an online chat interface. Would anyone have recommendations that aren't in house built.We'll need to embed it on our website.Thanks again,KatraContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah McMaster May 3, 2013.

Web portal pages

Anyone using portal pages to direct web traffic to relevant websites?Do you have pros and cons?Continue

Started May 30, 2012

multimedia presentation vendors

Anyone on the forum know of a great online presentation vendor? This is for a multimedia presentation that will be used by recruiters on the road.Continue

Started May 9, 2012

Gifts Received

Gift

Katra Farah has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Katra Farah's Page

Latest Activity

Katra Farah posted a discussion

online/virtual session participation rates

Hi First timer!I wanted to find out if anyone has metrics for online/virtual session participation rates. We host a few online events for prospective students and wanted to find out if anyone has or knows of a benchmark.Also if anyone knows of a higher education email campaign metrics benchmark, I'd really appreciate this insight as well.Thanks,KatraSee More
Jul 3, 2014
Sarah McMaster replied to Katra Farah's discussion Online chat interfaces
"Thanks, Daniel. We don't currently have any livechat solution so this is new fact-finding territory for us! I will keep the forum posted as/if we are able to move forward."
May 3, 2013
Dan Bashaw replied to Katra Farah's discussion Online chat interfaces
"In our case the impact of our current proprietary chat tool seems to be minimal, as it is little-used. It requires log-in with contact details and is slow to load. I don't have any metrics on its impact to back up my perception though. I expect…"
May 3, 2013
Sarah McMaster replied to Katra Farah's discussion Online chat interfaces
"Have you been able to make any outcome statements re: web traffic or online inquiry percentage increases after implementing a chat module? If you would care to share any data or figures I'd be much obliged!"
May 3, 2013
Leo Pardo replied to Katra Farah's discussion Online chat interfaces
"Katra, I used Mibew (http://mibew.org/) at my previous job to help our webinar attendees with technical issues. Our university's department of student activities also uses it on their website. (https://studentactivities.tamu.edu/app/ - look for…"
Feb 22, 2013
Dan Bashaw replied to Katra Farah's discussion Online chat interfaces
"Hi Katra, For background, are you using a specific CMS or preferred technology stack, and do you have a preference for a 'cloudy' hosted solution you just drop in with an iframe, or something that integrates directly with your CMS? (Chat…"
Feb 22, 2013
Katra Farah posted a discussion

Online chat interfaces

Hi Everyone,I'm doing research for an online chat interface. Would anyone have recommendations that aren't in house built.We'll need to embed it on our website.Thanks again,KatraSee More
Feb 21, 2013
Katra Farah posted a discussion

Web portal pages

Anyone using portal pages to direct web traffic to relevant websites?Do you have pros and cons?See More
May 30, 2012
Katra Farah posted a discussion

multimedia presentation vendors

Anyone on the forum know of a great online presentation vendor? This is for a multimedia presentation that will be used by recruiters on the road.See More
May 9, 2012
Katra Farah replied to Daniel Fowler's discussion Google Analytics - What are your drop off rates?
"We have 2 websites and the numbers are so far apart that it makes me think:) youbc 9.46% CFL 52% "
May 9, 2012
Katra Farah is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 27, 2012

Profile Information

Employer?
University of British Columbia
Website:
http://you.ubc.ca
Find me on Twitter at:
http://katrafarah
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
web writing, online marketing and crm
What CMS are you using?
WP, enterprise system -ezRecruit
What department or office are you in?
Prospective Students Marketing and Communications
Primary Job Responsibility
Web Communications
Online recruitment tools
Online advertising
Product development
Number of students at your institution
50K

Comment Wall

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

Join University Web Developers

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Elsewhere

Latest Activity

Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Did you hear? OUTC16 Call for Proposals is now open. We are eagerly awaiting your submissions!"
yesterday
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Have you seen The University of South Alabama's new online course catalog? It integrates with Banner. Looks sharp! Check it out. "
Aug 26
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Congrats to Oklahoma City Community College on going live with their new responsive online course catalog! "
Aug 24
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Curious about what's going to be in the 2015 E-Expectations Report? Get some hints in today's blog post! "
Aug 20
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Big congrats to Butler County Community College on going live in OU Campus last week with their new responsive site. Looks amazing! Check it out: bc3.edu "
Aug 20
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"HUGE shout-out to Hope College on going live in OU Campus with their new responsive site, which Includes a course catalog, calendar, directories, news center, and much more! Check it out: hope.edu "
Aug 18
Howard Hanna posted a discussion

Cloud Providers: Acquia or Pantheon?

We're considering moving a lower-trafficked site with a fairly vanilla Drupal install to a cloud provider and are wondering whether to go with Acquia or Pantheon.Which would you choose?See More
Aug 18
Profile IconJanine Sazinsky and Cynthia Rodriguez joined University Web Developers
Aug 14
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"#OUTC16 dates and location have been announced!! Get the scoop on our blog! "
Aug 13
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Southwest Mississippi Community College has joined the OmniUpdate family. Hip hip hooray!! #weloveourcustomers‬"
Aug 11
Howard Hanna posted a discussion

Site Search: Evaluating and Testing

Amherst College is considering switching the search engine we use on our website (Drupal) from Google Search Appliance (GSA) to Google Custom Search Engine (CSE). We are considering using Google Tag Manager (GTM) for A/B testing of GSA and CSE. We are configured to seamlessly switch between the two search options.Does anyone have ideas, resources, or a checklist you've used for testing the site search and gauging relevancy?If not GTM for A/B testing, any recommendation on what else to use?All…See More
Aug 5
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New post up on the blog by OmniUpdate CEO, Lance Merker! Check it out: Three Takeaways from #eduweb15 "
Aug 4
Phyllis Treige posted a discussion

UX Analyst at University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Communications Department in the UW-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is looking for a full-time User Experience Analyst to join our team.  The opportunityWe’re redefining the experience of higher education at UW-Madison, from improving the course enrollment process to designing tools that support advising to overhauling the MyUW portal.  We need someone who is driven to understand the challenges our users face, to help untangle thorny process and technical ecosystems, and…See More
Aug 4
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"We're so excited to add Lake Tahoe Community College to the OmniUpdate family! Welcome aboard!"
Aug 3
Profile IconKendra Smith, Dan LeGate, Matt Kacskos and 2 more joined University Web Developers
Jul 31
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Congrats to Snow College on going live in OU Campus with their new responsive site! Check it out: www.snow.edu "
Jul 30
Sara Arnold commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Get the scoop on snippets in the new post up on the blog! "
Jul 29
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New blog post from Kate Browne, Technology Trainer at Illinois Wesleyan University! The Welcoming Website Part 1: Accessibility and Universal Design "
Jul 22
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Nevada State College went live in our OU Campus CMS! Check it out: nsc.edu http://nsc.edu/"
Jul 20
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Exciting news! We've released 10.3 of OU Campus which includes OU Marketplace! Read all about it in today's blog post. "
Jul 17

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

© 2015   Created by Mark Greenfield.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service