The top vote getter has been the templates topic. After that, it's
So if everyone is okay with this plan: I suggest we plan to focus
primarily on a discussion and demos of template implementations. If
time permits, we could then do a session on forms. (and if not, we
can postpone that to a subsequent meeting)
Please consider showing your implementations of the new templates at
this meeting. I think if we're all brief, we'll have plenty of time
to see a wide range of projects, which should be very useful as we
discuss their outcomes and prepare for more implementations next year.
On Nov 9, 2009, at 9:12 AM, Kathy Jensen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was out on Friday, so I'm just catching up to this conversation
> this morning.
> I see a lot of folks want to talk templates. I'd really welcome
> that. I'd be happy to hear about your experiences, what worked, what
> you think should change, and so on.
> On Nov 6, 2009, at 9:58 AM, Krista Gallagher wrote:
>> Here's my order of preference:
>> * 2009 university web templates - we're nearing the end of their
>> year of adoption; who's using them and what have we learned?
>> * Best practices in form design
>> * 3rd party web tools, and informing university policy about their
>> (Sound familiar? Our recent list thread tipped me about this one!)
>> YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, and many others.
>> * Google Analytics --- I don't mind contributing to this discussion
>> sometime soon, but my most recent implementations should have more
>> to collect data so that my demos could be more meaningful
>> - Krista
>> Kristofer Layon wrote:
>>> Thursday Nov. 19 is just two weeks away. What should we schedule
>>> our topic(s)?
>>> My notes include these past suggestions:
>>> * Drupal showcase - demos and tips re. this popular open source
>>> WCM platform
>>> * UThink showcase - demos and tips re. this U Libraries blogging and
>>> publishing tool, which uses the Movable Type platform
>>> * Google Search Appliance
>>> * Best practices in form design
>>> * 2009 university web templates - we're nearing the end of their
>>> year of adoption; who's using them and what have we learned?
>>> And, more recently:
>>> * 3rd party web tools, and informing university policy about their
>>> (Sound familiar? Our recent list thread tipped me about this
>>> one!) e.g.
>>> YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, and many others.
>>> * Google Analytics --- I don't mind contributing to this discussion
>>> sometime soon, but my most recent implementations should have more
>>> to collect data so that my demos could be more meaningful
>>> * Unit and department web and database hosting needs (it would be
>>> to invite some OIT service providers / strategic planners to such
>>> a mtg.)
>>> I'm sure there's plenty of other topic possibilities. Please let me
>>> know whether I should make an online form for voting on topics, or
>>> whether we can come to a decision via the list itself. Or, other
>>> (Remember, I'm winging it here --- your advice is needed, not just
>>> topics but how we run this continuing education and networking
>>> Thanks for your help and suggestions!
>>> Kris Layon
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