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January 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Brand spankin' new

Hello all UwebD's out there.



I'm a new member here, though I've been utilizing the site for quite some time. I have been working in admissions for a year now, and only responsible for a small portion of our school's website. However, I am thinker and always looking for what is out there and what is great to take to the next level.



I'll invite you to check out www.warnerpacific.edu to see how dated and un-impressive our website is… Continue

Added by Kraig Etzel on January 29, 2010 at 1:10pm — 3 Comments

Hello My Old Friend - Polls Are BACK - did they ever go away?

Recently Customer Relations and Communication (a department in OIT) was tasked to develop a way for enrolled students to answer a poll question about technology. The parameters of the poll were/are that only enrolled students could submit, that we needed at least 500 votes in 30 days, we couldn't use commercially available (free or otherwise) polling tools, and here is the crazy part we had no incentives to get students to participate (short of me handing them 5 bucks each from my own million… Continue

Added by Christopher Chipps on January 27, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

#csun2010

I'm scheduled to do a presentation with the developer of accessibletwitter.com, Dennis Lembree, at the 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. This year for the first time it is in San Diego. Hope to see you all there!



Registration info:

http://tinyurl.com/ydk5jv8



My General Session Workshop is scheduled as follows:



• Session ID: WEB-2014

• Title:… Continue

Added by Joseph Karr O'Connor on January 26, 2010 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Web Server roles

Anyone have any feedback on this map of Web Server Roles?
Are there more roles?


Web_Server_Roles.pdf

Added by Jonathan Woolson on January 26, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Best Admission Uses of Twitter

"For 2010, it is safe to expect that Twitter will not see a diminished roll in university marketing and admissions strategy plans. However, it’s hard to avoid that some people will be coming to the web guys to have them set up their admissions office with Twitter (or will do it themselves), but then will do very little with it, feeling like they ‘just need to have it to be current.’ Should that happen to you, I wanted to share some of the best uses of Twitter that universities are doing… Continue

Added by Michael Fienen on January 11, 2010 at 11:02pm — 1 Comment

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Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"If you are getting ready to undergo a CMS selection process as you embark on a website redesign, these questions can be helpful in narrowing down your choices: "
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