Guest blogger Joe Sokohl of LiquidHub discusses his experience speaking at conferences and provides some tips for edUi first-time speakers.
Get pumped! We’re thrilled to announce our final keynote speaker—Kevin M. Hoffman, founder of Seven Heads Design and author of Meeting Design for Managers, Makers, and Everyone, has joined the edUi lineup alongside keynotes Cory Doctorow and Sara Wachter-Boettcher.
Our first spotlight is long-time attendee Karen Wolf, technology coordinator for University Life at George Mason University (GMU). Read on to hear more about why Karen comes to edUi each year and how she uses the information in her job at GMU.
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Check out this quick teaser video of what’s in store for edUi 2017.
Megan Rowe, an online marketing specialist at the University of Virginia Health System, gives us seven things to keep in mind when deciding if and how we should start a professional social media account for our institution, organization, or department.
Sara Wachter-Boettcher is leading a workshop at this year’s edUi conference on Compassionate Content & UX, in addition to presenting her keynote, Design for Real Life. Sara is an author, designer, and content strategist at a consultancy based in Philadelphia. We wanted to get to know her better, so we asked her a few questions.
Is it worth tackling usability issues when the opportunities for change are limited? Mary Cook, usability project manager at the University of Virginia, provides examples of “band-aid” usability fixes and explains how they can help, even in small ways.
So far, we’ve announced two keynotes and three workshops. But I know what you’ve really been waiting for is this announcement right here. edUi 2017 Schedule Is Live » What’s Next? We still have one more keynote slot to announce and our Google DevFest t …
A digital-rights activist and prolific writer of both nonfiction and science-fiction, Cory Doctorow’s edUi keynote will focus on the ways schools, archives, libraries and public institutions stand to be harmed by “dark patterns” and “bad business models”.