On last week’s AdvancementLive, Joe Lyons of the Cornell Annual Fund said that one of the trends he is following closely is the evolution of “mobile wallets”, tools that make it easy to make payments with a smartphone. The prospect of giving on cell phones has intrigued fundraising professionals since the Red Cross text-to-give campaign [...]
On this show “Admissions Homepages,” host Ashley Hennigan is joined by Joel Goodman, Principal at Bravery Transmedia, and two members of the admissions web team from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dan Kohler, Sr. Assistant Director of Digital Media, and Mike Sammons, Front End Developer. Hear their thoughts on this homepage re-designs, sustainability, mobile, social and more!
Join host Brent Passmore (@bpmore) as he talks with the University of Vermont’s Tatjana Salcedo (@uvmwebteam) about their evolution and development into mobile web design.
After six years of traveling nationally as a college admissions counselor, I have come to greatly appreciate the technology at my fingertips. I have also come to learn that no matter how many times I have done the same trip, recruitment travel will inevitably become a blur.
A review of higher ed mobile and responsive design in 2012 and a look forward with Higher Ed Live guest host Doug Gapinski and guests Brett Pollack, Nick DeNardis, and Erik Runyon.
HighEdWeb 2012 took place recently in Milwaukee. It was epic. Turns out #heweb12 is where the Internet lives. My Twitter friends became real friends. I was surrounded by smart. The session content was not only advanced, but uber-practical. Plus, each and every aspect of the conference was extraordinarily well thought out and designed to entertain. [...]
Vice President of Marketing at Mongoose Research, Marty Agius, joins Admissions Live for an overview of best practices in an admissions-first approach to mobile communication strategies. From text messaging to mobile web sites, Marty brings over 26 years of marketing experience to the show along with dos and don’ts for mobile web content curation.
It’s been just over a month since I penned my post Rethinking Mobile in Higher Ed: An Argument for an Admissions-First Approach. The post, which has been one of our most popular all-time, took the stance that
Kyle Bowen, director of informatics at Purdue University, returns to Higher Ed Live to unveil the latest innovations coming out of Studio by Purdue, Purdue’s in-house development team tasked with building and launching a suite of digital technologies designed to improve student success. Among their latest offerings, Bowen discusses Jetpack, a mobile app/e-book hybrid which [...]
Richard Byrne, high school teacher and tech blogger, returns to the program to talk about the emerging role of cell phones in the classroom. Highlighting his first-hand experience, Byrne shares top resources and brings home the need for further exploration into the mobile learning space.
Half of all phones sold are smart phones. Mobile traffic is growing at a rapid rate. What do colleges and universities need to do to keep up? Should we all be building native apps, mobile optimized websites, both? Dave Olsen, West Virgina University web developer and the blogger behind Mobile in Higher Ed, joins the [...]
As QR codes continue to pop up on everything from billboards, to posters, and even the college campus, I’ve been spending the past few weeks going toe-to-toe with anyone who actually thinks they’re a good idea. After studying their implementation in the market, I’ve simply not been sold on their use. Never the less, the [...]
Tumblr, a blogging and social network service that allows users to upload audio and video files, pictures and text quickly, has enjoyed incredible growth in usage over the last few months. Its numbers are staggering. With 1.5 billion page views per month, 2 million posts per day and 15,000 new users signing up daily, Tumblr [...]
Purdue University’s Kyle Bowen talks with us about how Studio by Purdue has revolutionized in-class learning via a suite of custom mobile applications. Speaking in detail on Hotseat, Mixable and DoubleTake, Bowen shares how Purdue created the custom applications, the reaction they’ve gotten on campus, and how effective they’ve been in enhancing student learning.
Michael Fienen, Mark Greenfield and Kyle James take part in this action-packed in-studio special. For a full 80 minutes they share their thoughts on the state of social media on the collegiate campus, what’s working and what isn’t. For higher ed marketers, communicators and web pros, this is one show you will want to sit [...]
The use of mobile devices on college campuses has exploded in recent years—a fact that’s plain enough to university professors, who regularly compete with smartphones for their students’ attention. What’s less clear is how the surge in mobile Web use should impact schools’ communications strategies.
Dave Olson of the Mobile in Higher Ed blog told Higher Ed Live that right now, only about 8% of higher ed institutions have a central mobile presence, and those that do are still looking for focus—but the possibilities for growth are huge.
Dave Olsen, the man behind the blog Mobile in Higher Ed, joins the show to talk about how mobile is transforming the high ed web. From deployment strategy to tools schools can use now to get moving on the project, it’s a heavy hitting episode with a ton of takeaways.
Steve Kidera, spokesman for the Consumer Electronics Association, joins the program live from Las Vegas, NV, and breaks down what the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show means for higher education.
.eduGuru Michael Fienen joins the program to discuss the state of mobile in higher education and what it means for your institution.