Legislators, Web 1.0

Buzzfeed has a handful of Congress of Congressional websites that are somewhat stale. What they all share in common are aesthetics which look dated compared to current design trends as well as poor or non-existent content strategies.

Social Media Governance

There is a story in my local newspaper today regarding the impact of a federal ruling on social media policies in local government.  It’s a good idea to make sure that 1) you have a social media policy which details specifics, 2) it is effective,  and 3) that it is lawful.  The government [NLRB pdf…

Overcoming faculty objections to online learning

I recently had a conversation with someone who shared (unsurprisingly) that collegiate faculty often had serious objections to online learning.  The loss of control of the instructor’s intellectual property, the dilution of faculty-and-student interaction, the uncertainty of student engagement, and the potential threat of the traditional higher education business model are all issues that will…