Category Archives: umw domains

Six Years of Stats on UMW Blogs

Today is the first time in ten years I will not be beginning a semester at UMW —and that number is 20 years if you count CUNY and UCLA. I’ve spent a long, long time in higher ed, and I’ve always been a fan … Continue reading

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Data Domains are Beautiful

Tim Owens pointed out the fact that Chad Murphy’s post about Bernie Sander’s catching up with Obama’s 2007 poll numbers went bonkers on Reddit last night. It’s a pretty telling graphic, and if historical data is, indeed, a predictor of things to … Continue reading

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Password Management Ground Zero for Digital Literacy

During the open infrastructure panel at the OpenVA conference in Virginia Beach this past Fall, Martha Burtis had a great little tear about how we should focus less on centrally integrated IT systems that hide complexity, and push towards loosely … Continue reading

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Domain Knowledge

Erika Spivey, Assistant Director of Media and Public Relations, published a follow-up on Domain of One’s Own today titled “Peer Mentoring Elevates Domain of One’s Own.” What I like about this piece is how it ties the ability for DTLT to scale a program … Continue reading

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An Art Portfolio of One’s Own

Over the weekend UMW alum Lindsay Coffman wanted to know how to point her portfolio’s domain to her Squarespace site. In fact, we got two different requests over the weekend from fine arts alum who wanted to do this—does that make it … Continue reading

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UMW Domains Data through Spring 2015

Mary Washington is doing a follow-up story on UMW’s Domain of One’s Own a year-and-a-half later. The occasion provided me an opportunity to start breaking down some of the data we’ve collected thus far. We got the data out of Banner thanks to Jill Ellington, who works in the … Continue reading

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Scaling Domains

One of the questions that came up during our trip to Georgetown earlier this week (read more about that visit here), was how do you effectively scale something like UMW Domains. It’s a good question, and we talked a bit about making the … Continue reading

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UMW Domains Is Not Radical

On Tuesday Tim Owens and I spent the afternoon with the good people at Georgetown’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS). Rob Pongsajapan invited us up to talk about the work we’ve done with UMW Domains. Rob has led … Continue reading

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Server Admin Tips: SQL Command for Mass Deletion of Moderated Comments in WordPress

Tim Owens and I hung out in a coffee shop for a couple of hours before our afternoon visit with the folks at Georgetown’s CNDLS about UMW Domains (more on that in my next post). We were doing some maintenance … Continue reading

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