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Lately, I have heard Drupal referred to as a “framework” in addition to a content management system. After building several Drupal sites, I would have to agree. A core Drupal installation gives you very little to start with.

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You have been asked to increase enrollment and have been given some pretty lofty admissions goals, but your budget has stayed the same, or has maybe even been cut. Sound familiar? If all your admissions marketing ideas have been shot down because of budget constraints, you might be feeling a little desperate.

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For some of us, Twitter management may be a luxury (or a curse) that we aren’t able to allot much time to. A necessary tactic for most, we may have students to do this or may be on a weekly schedule of checking ritualistically every few days.

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I knew smooth sailing couldn't last forever. Someday, that dreaded negative comment would rear its ugly head on our university Facebook page. I just didn’t know it would be so harassing, misplaced and something that would give me an instant panic attack.

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Running a web office I see a lot of sites, quality assurance is part of every minute of my day. Everything I see goes through the same quality checks otherwise we don’t launch it.

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[Results] Higher Ed CMS Usage

posted Mar 17 by EduGuru in EduGuru Blog

At the end of February, .eduGuru set out to begin another round of research on a trend in higher ed web development. This time, we took a look at the CMSs being used from school to school.

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Digital Tattoos? Who Gives a Shit?

posted Mar 16 by EduGuru in EduGuru Blog

Or as John Palfrey, author of Born Digital, warns, “…some people do certainly share too much information about themselves online. They’re going to have tattoos in the digital space that they want to get rid of a few decades from now.”

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The questions around what exactly social media is and its long term impact aren’t exactly new. Personally I’m a data junkie and I feel data always helps make very compelling arguments. What we have here is a great data driven case around what is really happening with social media and the impacts on everything that we do.

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