Category Archives: umw.edu

Syndicated Personal Portfolios: The Case of Stephen J. Farnsworth

I’ve still yet to write a manifesto about how awesome the Domain of One’s Own faculty initiative was in some many ways, but the problem is there’s far more than a mouthful of awesome. So, I am trying to deal … Continue reading

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Syndicate This: a Practical Dream Vision of Syndication for UMW’s Website

I’ve written extensively about the importance of syndication to framing a community for a long time on this blog. In fact, recently I’ve even shied away from writing about it because I feel I’ve beaten that horse to death. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter dot umw dot edu

So, it’s been over a year since UMW has had it’s main .edu website running on WordPress. DTLT has been experimenting with the possibilities of aggregating posts from UMW Blogs into umw.edu (in fact, this post will aggregate into DTLT’s … Continue reading

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The State of Aggregation at UMW

I’m usually not a whiteboard image blogger, but we’ve been going through some structural work at UMW with various projects and we are having to map things out more and more.  One of the things we’ve been working on with … Continue reading

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UMW’s Website Showcased by WordPress

I just discovered that UMW’s website is showcased on WordPress.org. UMW has been running WordPress for it’s entire website for almost a year now, and it’s pretty sweet and Cathy Derecki and Curtiss Grymala deserve all the credit. To get … Continue reading

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UMW’s Website Poised to become Syndication Hub, and by Extension Relevant

More than a week ago Cathy Derecki and Curtiss Grymala took me through some of the work they have been doing on umw.edu—which has been a multi-network WordPress install for almost a year now. The ideas here build upon this … Continue reading

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Aggregating straight to UMW.EDU from bavatuesdays

The great Cathy Derecki gave us the ability to syndicate into umw.edu using FeedWordPress a while ago, I just haven’t played with it until tonight 🙂 And let me tell you, it’s pretty rad to have a department site on … Continue reading

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Longwood Blogs Moves Out!

Almost four years ago I experimented with what up and until then was pretty much the coolest thing I had done in edtech (pre-ds106, mind you 🙂 )—though no one else really noticed save the great Brian Lamb. In less … Continue reading

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A Bird’s-Eye View of UMW

A year and a half ago Cathy Derecki and I sat down to talk about possibilities for taking the semi-annual “Faculty Notes”—UMW’s print-version of what faculty have been doing professionally—online. The idea we came up with was to make an … Continue reading

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Get a job hippie! Part Duex: WordPress Developer Wanted

Remember this? Image credit: Hippies de Valdivia (Chile) by leo.prie.to After the last time I did a post like this I ended up regretting it, that position was never filled, and I had to ultimately eat some blog crow—and I … Continue reading

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