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A Satirical Look at Higher Ed: The Cronk of Higher Education

A Satirical Look at Higher Ed: The Cronk of Higher Education

Sometimes it’s good to step back from those three-hour conference room meetings or vendor calls from Hell and just laugh at yourself for a bit. Working in higher ed is a demanding, non-stop job but there’s plenty of opportunities to find humor in most situations.

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eduStyle Awards: Best Higher Ed Blog (People’s Choice) Goes to .eduGuru!

eduStyle Awards: Best Higher Ed Blog (People’s Choice) Goes to .eduGuru!

Thank you to all of our readers who voted for .eduGuru for this year’s eduStyle Awards in the category “Best Higher Ed Blog.” We are truly grateful for your support. All six of us (Kyle, Karlyn, Fienen, Nick, Nikki & Rachel) love having this outlet to blog about our experiences and topics that affect so [...]

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Recapping 2008 and the 2009 Game Plan

Recapping 2008 and the 2009 Game Plan

It’s taken me a little longer than I would have liked to get around to it, but I very much believe in looking back to review the past year and setting goals going forward.  You do the same for your website and professional growth right?  If not or even if you do hopefully you can [...]

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A Rant on Pageviews NOT being a Quality Metric

I was having a discussion in a forum the other day when someone mentioned that they were changing some pages on there site with the hope of increasing pageviews.  As Karlyn is known to do with email metrics the web analytics individual that I strive to be went on the defensive, or offensive if you [...]

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Wofford Monthly Web Analytics Summary - April 2008

Just a quick post on a Monday morning. Hopefully everyone had a great weekend. I finished compiling the monthly web analytics on Friday, but didn’t get around to sharing. This month is the first to have full data for off-campus traffic and blog data pulled through Google Analytics. For information about how to track off [...]

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Do You Join the Conversation or Stay at a Distance? Comments Welcome!

I’ve noticed over the months that there is a select group of people that seem to comment across the blogs in the Higher Education arena. I’m assuming that there are more individuals following the conversation as BlogHighEd is reporting over 250 RSS subscribers on their site and I’ve got slightly over 75 on a good [...]

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The Right Way to Setup a WordPress Blog and Why: Part 1

So as I mentioned in my first post starting a blog and doing a better job of professional development is one of my New Year’s resolutions.  This has been quite an adventure getting the blog to the point that it is now.  Hours of research, installation, and decision making later I think the blog is [...]

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Look ma I’m a Blogger!

Ok so the obvious question is why do I think that I should start a blog?  A few months ago I came across a blog post about reasons to blog that really hit home.  At the time it all sounded good, but I instantly realized that being a blogger isn’t for everyone.  I think one [...]

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