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How Big is Too Big?

How Big is Too Big?

In our hurry to meet deadlines and satisfy all the different committees and audiences attached to our homepage, it can be easy to lose touch with some of the small things. In missing the small things, we end up with a big thing. A big page. How much stuff does a homepage have to require [...]

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[Survey] The State of Higher Ed Social Media 2011

[Survey] The State of Higher Ed Social Media 2011

It has been almost three years since Rachel Reuben posted her guide on the Use of Social Media in Higher Education.  That was the first homegrown survey and results that were shared on this blog.  In the social media landscape a lot has changed in the last three years.  Facebook is almost twice as old [...]

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[ Results ] The State of Higher Ed Video

[ Results ] The State of Higher Ed Video

2011 got started at .eduGuru by conducting a survey on the status of video usage amongst us higher ed folks. Video is an increasingly important component of our websites, and it’s not always clear what the best road is to certain goals. We’ve put together all the information we collected from 98 institutions, licensed it [...]

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[ Survey ] The State of Higher Ed Video

[ Survey ] The State of Higher Ed Video

Time to kick off the new year with some reader interaction! Since we just released the results of our last survey, it’s prime time to see what we could gather next. This time, we’re diving into the wild world of video, and it’s a doozy. This survey will take a few minutes, but it will [...]

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[ Results ] Getting to Know Our Catalogs

[ Results ] Getting to Know Our Catalogs

To conclude 2010, we decided to take a look at one of the most universally employed tools on our higher ed websites: the course catalog/bulletin. So, a couple months ago we put out a survey and called on you to share some information on just how you’re doing things, in hopes of being able to [...]

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