About this blogThis blog supported UKOLN's IWMW 2011 which was held at the University of Reading 26-27 July 2011.
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Category Archives: Plenaries
In bringing IWMW11 to a close, Brian Kelly invited a number of web managers to share their experiences and reflect on what the event and the community had contributed to their professional practices… Milly Shaw from the University of Sunderland … Continue reading
Paul Walk from UKOLN introduced us to the idea of the strategic developer and the work of the DevCSI project to foster innovation through local developers in order to create an environment in which strategic developers can emerge to benefit … Continue reading
Martin Hamilton walked the audience through key lessons derived from his experience leading the Google Apps implementation at Loughborough University and the Google Apps for Education UK User Group, and subsequently co-authoring an institutional Web 2.0 good practice guide. “ … Continue reading
Following on the theme of search, Professor Melius Weideman from Cape Peninsula University presented his findings following a study of UK HEI websites from the perspective of a search engine crawler. “ Weideman: Usability and visibility are the two motivating … Continue reading
In his plenary presentation, David Hawking, Chief Scientist at Funnelback, discussed the importance of search for HE websites and how to improve the search experience for visitors. View this presentation on Slideshare. “ Hawking: HEI are businesses. Everyone who runs … Continue reading
I thought it would be interesting and fun to make my plenary session at IWMW11 a bit more interactive than simply me standing up and waffling in front of a bunch of slides. Here’s a few words about what I … Continue reading
Tom Franklin from the University of Manchester and Franklin Consulting discussed some of the issues that need to be addressed if you want to use activity data to inform your work. Tom began by discussing the uses of … Continue reading
Amber Thomas from JISC discussed how institutional repositories, open educational resources, podcasts, digitised library resources, and academic blogs can be used to maximise impact, aid in marketing and recruitment, and increase engagement with the world outside the university. View Amber’s … Continue reading
Ranjit Sidhu from SiD presented some of the combined data and analysis that he has been doing with universities, which include sector values in pounds… Ranjit began by making the case for collecting and presenting data, and the power that … Continue reading