Tag: higher education
Higher Ed goes for the funny for April Fools Day
Higher Ed went for the funny yesterday April Fools Day with their websites. Here are some of the sites that tickled my funny bone. The University of Idaho offers kittens to first-year students because kittens have that “it” factor. According to The College of William and Mary, Elvis is alive in Williamsburg, VA. The University…
Want to attract star students? Help them find a purpose.
A valedictorian recently gave a speech at her graduation. Instead of it being a day of accomplishment, it became a day of dissension. If prospective students feel this way about education, how does higher education expect these students to move on to higher education?
See How Higher Ed Homepages Have Evolved
Hat Tip to @sethodell for the link.
Ivy League College steps up the game for video in admissions
Unless you haven’t seen the news lately, Yale’s admissions video, That’s Why I Chose Yale had hit the mainstream. Most of us in Higher Ed have been growing aware of the use of video and how it aids in the admissions process. We all have been diligently adding videos to our websites, blogs, twitter and…
Recommended Reading from the Eduweb Conference
Can I just say that this is not a complete list. With school already starting for some folks and the rest soon to follow, I figured I would follow up on my list from last year and release my 2009 version of recommended reading. Granted I wasn’t able to attend every session, I think know…
MCNY on iTunesU
Created a presence on iTunesU for a New York City Area College.
MCNY Landing Page Makeover
Learning Enhancement Center Blog – Metropolitan College of New York
Provided the college a custom WordPress template to use for the blog.