Tag Archives: blogs

Cloning the UMW Blogs Empire

This Thursday I’ll be heading down to Longwood University to do a workshop on Web 2.0, blogging, and the like. Liz Kocevar-Weidinger of the Greenwood library at Longwood saw a few of us from UMW present last year on the … Continue reading

Posted in UMW Blogs, wordpress multi-user, wpmu | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Syndicate, syndicate, syndicate the semester away

photo credit: Criterion For the first part of this semester I was in over my head with UMW Blogs. We had come up with the idea (through covert communication with other schools not to be named 😉 ) to use … Continue reading

Posted in plugins, rss, wordpress multi-user, wpmu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New digs for UMW Blogs, or the anatomy of a redesign

UMW Blogs has got a brand new bag, with no small assistance from Andy “EDU” Rush nation who turned me on to the beautiful theme PrimePress (Andy’s the go to theme guy without question), along with Serena Epstein an Jerry … Continue reading

Posted in UMW Blogs, widgets, wordpress multi-user, wpmu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

WPMu “3-in-1” Widget: Tags, Recent Posts, and Archives

I already mentioned that Donncha’s Sitewide Tags plugin was going to make a whole lot of things much, much easier.  Well, DSader wrapped all the awesomeness into one bitchin’ plugin for WPMu: Sitewide “three-in-one” Multi Widget Panel. I discovered it … Continue reading

Posted in wordpress multi-user, wpmu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Discussing a Syndicated Lab Notebook

At this year’s EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional conference UMW Biology professor Steve Gallik and I presented together on his Online Laboratory Manual project. I blogged this project last Fall, and it has exceeded just about every expectation we had set out … Continue reading

Posted in experimenting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

This ain’t yo mama’s e-portfolio, part 3

So, to pick up on parts 1 and 2, part 3 is an examination of some of the uses and possibilities of feed-driven architecture for dealing with the varying ways we might understand a portfolio, which—as Stephen Downes notes here—is … Continue reading

Posted in e-portfolios, eduglu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

This ain’t yo mama’s e-portfolio, part 2

So, in an attempt to galvanize my mania to its most chaotically productive for Faculty Academy 2008, I’ll go on with this e-portfolio madness, as promised. However, the comments on part 1 are already making me wonder whether this post … Continue reading

Posted in e-portfolios | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Just Another Virginia college using WPMu

The College of William and Mary is now running WordPress Multi-User for its blogging platform, and these forward thinking mavens are even hosting it externally, very cool! I just wish they would open up the comments on the front page … Continue reading

Posted in wordpress multi-user, wpmu | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Universities using WPMu

Mario A. Núñez Molina did some research on Universities that are using WordPress Multi-User in this post. There are at least ten colleges and universities on that list that I wasn’t aware of before reading the post. Something that is … Continue reading

Posted in UMW Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Blogs: the look of the future?

Matthew Levine’s article “In Search of the Holy Grail” on A List Apart offers a straight-forward way to incorporate a three column layout for web designers with lean code, minimal CSS, and a consistent code order, heretofore a sloppy and … Continue reading

Posted in experimenting | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment