Over a month since the last post on the blog - not good! Well this week we'll make up for it as myself, Sam, Andy and Steve D head North to Aberdeen for the Institutional Web Management Workshop. This annual event allows those involved in the provision of web services in Higher and Further Education … Continue reading IWMW 2008
I mentioned previously about some of the feeds we're providing for news and events and said at the end of the post that we'd be doing some stuff for the Institutional Web Management Workshop. Well it's finally time that we have to firm up what that stuff is! Edge Hill - along with the Universities … Continue reading Use our data
I meant to blog about this last week but bank-holiday-weekend-fever caught up with me. 1st May was RSS Day - aimed at raising awareness of feeds and how they can be used to stay connected to websites that interest you. I've blogged before about the topic and said then we'd be introducing more feeds in … Continue reading Choice Part 7: Bite the hand that feeds you
Mike and I have just returned from the Institutional Web Management Workshop in York during which he picked up second prize in an Innovation Competition! Congratulations Mike! The Innovation Competition is a new feature of the workshop and I personally thought it was excellent. It gave us all a chance to see what 'cool' ideas … Continue reading Edge Hill innovators!
Building Highly Scalable Web Applications I was very interested to see Jeff Barr from Amazon on the list of speakers. It's good to see the corporate world represented and I've been very interested in some of the stuff coming out of Amazon. Jeff's presentation was about how you can use a variety of Amazon's services … Continue reading Amazon Web Services
My abstract for my "Let the students do the talking..." talk at this years IWMW took me all of ten minutes way back in February and on Monday I realised why. Standing in front of my peers in York I realised I truly believe in and am passionate about what I say. Listening to Paul … Continue reading The Paris Hilton effect…
I had good intentions to blog my experiences of IWMW but it's been a busy couple of days so I'm going to attempt to review the first day before I forget too much of it. From individuals to networks and sustainable communities? Steven Warburton - the token academic - talked about communities, digital literacy, digital … Continue reading IWMW 2007: Day 1
Tomorrow I'm off to my first proper conference since I started at Edge Hill - the catchily named Institutional Web Management Workshop 2007. I must admit I'm not sure what to expect but I'm looking forward to seeing what happens! I'll be taking my laptop so if I get a spare second I'll try to … Continue reading Countdown to IWMW 2007
I will be giving a presentation at the IWMW in July entitled "Let the students do the talking..." and in advance of this Brian Kelly (UKOLN) asked me to write a blog post relating to my talk. When I submitted my abstract back in February I was thinking of social networking and collaborative tools and … Continue reading A question of confidence?!