16 août 2015

My McSweeney's/Education Story

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. So I am listening to an episode of the podcast that Stephen Colbert is producing prior to the commencement of his new late night television show, and he is interviewing two of his new writers, one of whom is named Jen Spyra. Read more...

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The Opposite of Hope Isn't Despair

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. When I post in this space, I sometimes get comments or emails from people who see things similarly, expressing gratitude for remaining “hopeful” despite the challenges facing education. Read more...

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Reflections on UBC's Unexpected Leadership Transition

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/globalhighered.jpgBy Kris Olds. On a warm and humid Friday afternoon last week my email in-box pinged with a very important message to all UBC alumni, myself (BA, 1985; MA 1988) included. Read more...

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Buying Blackboard, Redux

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/digital_tweed_blog_header.jpgBy Kenneth C. Green. Let the speculation begin. Perhaps that’s the best initial response to the news last week that Blackboard (Bb) is up for sale, again. The potential sale comes just four years after Providence Equity Partners purchased Blackboard for $1.64 billion.  The report that Bb may be on the market follows the annual Bb World Conference, where potential buyers were, no doubt, backbenching the event and talking with Bb clients. Read more...

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Reflections on #HILT2015

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/CRW.jpgBy Lee Skallerup Bessette. Last week, I was in Indianapolis co-teaching, with Jesse Stommel, a week-long course on Digital Pedagogy and Networked Learning at HILT 2015. I’ve attended a number of Digital Humanities summer institutes, both through HILT and DHSI, and I was really excited to participate on the other side of the proverbial fence. Read more...

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Organize your marketing team for fewer silos and more success

By Rachel Reuben. When it comes to organizing your marketing/communications office, there is no single model that fits all institutions. There are some best practices, but how they are deployed largely depends on factors such as institutional size, department size, institutional culture, public vs. private status, whether the department is positioned as a service or strategic unit, where the chief communications officer reports, and the institution’s strategic plan and goals. More...

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Creating Content Your Audiences Want

By Kevin Anselmo. Do you work for an “elite” school with “world-class” faculty? Does the school do “cutting-edge” research? If yes, is screaming out these words from our web sites and marketing collateral impacting prospective students? Before you answer, it’s worth asking yourself what these words in quotes actually mean. More...

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Communications Considerations for Boards

By Teresa Valerio Parrot. Earlier this week, the Association of Governing Boards for Universities and Colleges (AGB) released guidelines for the fiduciary roles and responsibilities of governing board members. More...

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Do You Know Your Brand Architecture?

By Joel Pattison. Brand architecture is a complex topic in higher education and one that elicits passionate responses -- every constituent group has an opinion, and they’re usually not shy about sharing. More...

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Ready for the Cartoon Caption Contest?

HomeInside Higher Ed's monthly Cartoon Caption Contest gives you three ways to participate, depending on your level of creativity.
The cleverest among you should submit your captions for the latest creation of Matthew Henry Hall, which this month has a workplace frustration theme.
If that's not your style, you can vote for your favorite from among the three finalists for last month's cartoon chosen by our panel of judges. Read more...

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