NASPA Online Learning Community

Technology Starter Pack

Included Presentations:

  • #CatPulse: Texts and Mini Surveys Keep the Pulse of Student Life at The University of Arizona
  • Implementing Customized Online Orientation
  • When No One Knows Who You Are: Anonymity, Apps, and Accountability
  • Making Your Media Accessible
  • Make Your Users Happy: How to Improve the User Experience of Your Website
  • Implementing Customized Online Orientation

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    The use of e-learning platforms and existing campus technology has allowed UF to develop an engaging online orientation experience, while being budget conscientious.‚Äč

    In 2012, the University of Florida set out develop comprehensive online orientation programs to serve the growing needs of specific populations of new students. 3 years later, UF is running individual online orientations for online/distance education students, international students, graduate students, and special cohorts of incoming freshman. Utilizing e-learning platforms, these online orientation provide students with a centralized location for accessing information on university resources and support services, by combining videos, interactive presentations and departmental resource pages. The use of e-learning platforms and existing campus technology has allowed UF to develop an engaging online orientation experience, while being budget conscientious.

  • #CatPulse: Text and Mini Surveys to Keep Pulse on Student Life at The University of Arizona

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    Discover how The University of Arizona (UA) uses text messaging and mini surveys to generate insightful information about the identity, culture, attitudes, and needs of its undergraduate students. Learn about the engaging survey method used to understand student trends in higher education.

    Discover how The University of Arizona (UA) uses text messaging and mini surveys to generate insightful information about the identity, culture, attitudes, and needs of its undergraduate students. Learn about the engaging survey method used to understand student trends in higher education.

  • When No One Knows Who You Are: Anonymity, Apps, and Accountability

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    Join Eric Stoller, NASPA's Expert in Residence in Higher Education Technology in a live briefing to discuss the latest trends, news, and strategies about anonymous geo-social apps and what it means for your campus/professional practice.

    Join Eric Stoller, NASPA's Expert in Residence in Higher Education Technology in a live briefing to discuss the latest trends, news, and strategies about anonymous geo-social apps and what it means for your campus/professional practice.

  • Making Your Media Accessible

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    In this program, participants discuss the impetus and implications for accessibility in media, including applying principles of Universal Design to media use.

    In this program, participants discuss the impetus and implications for accessibility in media, including applying principles of Universal Design to media use.

  • Make Your Users Happy: How to Improve the User Experience of Your Website

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    Whether it's submitting a complaint to the university or finding out how to be more engaged on campus, students use the web to do almost everything. If that experience is a positive one, they're more likely to keep reading, engaging, interacting, and coming back. This program covers the importance of a good user experience on the web, and give concrete suggestions for how to improve the experience users have with your content.

    Whether it's submitting a complaint to the university or finding out how to be more engaged on campus, students use the web to do almost everything. If that experience is a positive one, they're more likely to keep reading, engaging, interacting, and coming back. This program covers the importance of a good user experience on the web, and give concrete suggestions for how to improve the experience users have with your content. It includes examples and analytics for website redesigns at Indiana University.

    Learn techniques for getting feedback from real users and ways in which to address problems they're encountering. Find out the best way to display information so it isn't overwhelming (spoiler alert: don't give them great big walls of text).