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October 2008 Blog Posts (5)

Reflecting on the HighEdWeb 2008 Conference

I recently attended the HighEdWeb 2008 Conference in Springfield, MO. All of the presentations and both workshops I attended were excellent. The presenters gave many good tips and tools to use. The following are my short summaries on some presentations:



Creating a College Web Style Guide: Principles, Processes, and Prototypes

Jesse Racine, Web Designer and Developer, entertainingly presented the importance of keeping things uniformed for your site. He explained the… Continue

Added by Alisha Lynn Myers on October 16, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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.

Added by Aaron Rester on October 14, 2008 at 1:01pm — 1 Comment

Higher Ed Experts Update: The registration deadline for the “PR School 2.0” webinar series has been postponed to Friday October 17, 2008 at 9PM ET

I received an email asking if it was still possible to register for next week’s webinar series: “PR School 2.0″ (the initial registration deadline was yesterday at 9PM).



www.higheredexperts.com/prschool20



As a result, I decided to postpone the registration deadline until this Friday (October 17) at 9PM ET. If you want to survive and thrive in the world of new online PR and communication, this 3-webinar series… Continue

Added by Karine Joly on October 14, 2008 at 10:29am — No Comments

What's The Best CMS Out There

Looking for some opinions out there on Content Management Systems. Our institution is looking to replace our current CMS since it is not user friendly and does not offer much.

One CMS I came across was Ektron: http://www.ektron.com/ - Backed by a CMS400.NET API I have found this product to be powerful and offer many tools such as Social Networking & Community Platforms and Document Management Functionality.

Any info would be appreciated...

Thanks

Added by Gregg Soltesz on October 7, 2008 at 10:42am — 24 Comments

Received my Mug!

Yay! It's really sweet, as was the enclosed hot chocolate.
Thanks!

Added by Natalie Gallagher on October 1, 2008 at 3:19pm — No Comments

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