"Here at IUP, we're still using Ektron, and planning on an upgrade to version 8.6 by summer. We're currently on version 7.6.6. We have workflow turned on, and a group of four (our web team) approves content for ~400 "web…"
"If you are tracking campaigns, from e-mail or ads for instance, the campaign report is very useful, especially when combined with the size of the campaign. As in, we sent out 300 e-mails and received 30 site visits. If you also track…"
The PositionIndiana University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for the position of Web Editor/Producer (manager grade 170). The Web Editor/Producer works as a member of the Web Team to edit and write content for websites, train and support campus web maintainers, and manage the production of new websites and sub-sites. Editing and writing duties include the review and editing of content for the website, writing copy for various IUP websites, serving as backup for our social media manager, and…See More
This group will explore the future of the higher education web profession. What are the implications for our profession when you combine the current financial conditions with the ongoing (r)evolution of higher education?See More
"Nancy hits the nail on the head. Higher ed web teams are generally small and everyone needs to fill multiple roles. If you can code well and write well, you are a much more appealing candidate. Coding, design, and content are so interrelated on…"
"I put this guide together last year for our 400 (!) contributors to our CMS: www.iup.edu/web/bestpractices.
The most popular feature has been the checklist. All of our contributors tell us they don't have any time to work on their websites, so…"
Thanks for getting back to me - though I was actually inquiring about iModules for networking. I read a comment from 2008 that said your institution was planning on launching it. (Coincidentally, though I have actually used Ektron at my last place of employment.)
"Hi Kimbel -- Does you manual process include a checklist and workflow documentation?
If not, it sounds to me like checklists and schedulers are your best next steps. You can structure and document what you do now, and then look at it to see if there…"
We're conducting our annual survey on Facebook and Admissions. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at:http://www.varsityoutreach.com/FacebookSurvey/Our GoalOur goal is to explore trends related to how schools are using Facebook to reach out to prospective and admitted students.How Is the Data Used?All data will be shown in the aggregate. Answers from individual schools will not be released and will remain…See More
"wow thats amazing article .
your stuff never fails to amaze me
honestly . great work as always :D
something i would like to add in is that
the entries each year are rapidly increasing .
but i think thats cause they take the…"
Stony Brook University web team is looking for some help coding a new design. HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Responsive Design expertise needed. If you are interested in bidding on this project, I am happy to share more details. Work would need to begin early summer. ..LynnSee More
First of all, apologies for taking so long to respond! Secondly, I am not your web developer for such an issue, but if you can find someone to pick their brain and use as a sounding board, it may be all you need. In the past, when I…"
I know you've been tasked with finding a software solution, though I'm wondering if you may need an interim step first: Does your institution have checklists covering all of the steps needed in on-boarding, relocating, and…"
I've been tasked with finding a software tool that helps manage the onboarding and exit process of new and departing faculty. Ultimately i would like this software to management faculty office interms of when resources can be removed from a particular office and when a new faculty member can be moved in with the necessary resources. This tool should have notifications and alerts so there are no conflicts with someone being removed from a office and someone being placed in a office. Does anyone…See More
"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.