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[ Survey ] Getting to Know Our Catalogs

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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[ Survey ] Getting to Know Our Catalogs

Everyone has one. We all face the same basic challenges when it comes to moving this once exclusively print document to the realm of the web. Let’s share some information and start looking more deeply at this challenge. Your feedback will be greatly appreciated, and we encourage everyone to forward this survey on to those [...]

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Homepage Centerpiece Survey

Monday, September 27, 2010

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Homepage Centerpiece Survey

At HighEdWeb 2010 in Cincinnati I will be giving a presentation on the role and strategy surrounding centerpieces on home pages in higher ed. This information will be used in a 100% anonymous manner to reinforce and inform certain points that I will be making. The information you provide will be extremely helpful in ensuring [...]

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[Results] Higher Ed CMS Usage

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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[Results] Higher Ed CMS Usage

At the end of February, .eduGuru set out to begin another round of research on a trend in higher ed web development. This time, we took a look at the CMSs being used from school to school. Which CMS to use for a university is a question that lingers in forums and on mailing lists [...]

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[Guru Survey] Higher Ed CMS Usage

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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[Guru Survey] Higher Ed CMS Usage

If there is one question that serves as the elephant in the room for higher education web development, it’s: “What CMS should I use?” The question is common, but not at all simple, and research data is not easy to come by. We would like to provide some helpful information in this area, and have [...]

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[Results] Are Classes in Your Toolbox?

Friday, January 29, 2010

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[Results] Are Classes in Your Toolbox?

Towards the end of 2009, we started a new survey of higher ed web professionals to take a look at one potential way that you are using the resources around you. The question centered on a fairly simple, central concept: odds are that on your campus you have classes teaching the creation of different kinds [...]

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[Guru Survey] Are Classes In Your Toolbox?

Monday, December 7, 2009

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[Guru Survey] Are Classes In Your Toolbox?

Good budgeting includes doing effective resource management. The web has to produce a lot of different media, and so making the most of our resources is extremely important. This is becoming increasingly important as we’re asked to do more with less. The neat thing about higher ed though is that we have access to a [...]

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Student Workers in Higher Ed Web Offices Research Results

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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Student Workers in Higher Ed Web Offices Research Results

I hope that everyone is having or has had a great time at HighEdWeb 2009 this year! If you couldn’t make it, hopefully we’ll see you next year. For those who missed it or would like to refer back to it, I wanted to make the information related to my session on student workers in [...]

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Highlights from E-expectations: Class of 2009

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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Stephanie Geyer, Associate Vice President for e-strategy and Web development at Noel-Levitz, released their latest E-expectations survey of 1,005 college-bound high school seniors in 2009 at the OmniUpdate Users Conference this morning. This is their fourth year doing this research study in conjunction with James Tower and the National Research Center for College and University [...]

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Is Your University Using Twitter to Its Fullest Potential?

Monday, February 23, 2009

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Last summer I did research for my independent study project in graduate school that resulted in “The Use of Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communication: A Guide for Professionals in Higher Education.” The research was largely done in June and July 2008. During this time, very few universities were actively using Twitter.

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Student Worker Research

Monday, November 24, 2008

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It’s time for you to give a little back, and help me with some research I’m doing for some presentations to follow up in the future.  But it will be worth it, because in helping me, I will help you by taking all these numbers and stats and turning them into something cool, hilarious, and [...]

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