IWMW 2017 Open For Bookings

A recent post announced that the “IWMW 2017 Programme [was] Available“. The post described how “IWMW 2017, the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, will be held at the University of Kent on 11-13 July. This year’s theme is “It’s The End Of...

IWMW 2017 Programme Available

I am pleased to announce that the programme for the IWMW 2017 event is now available. IWMW 2017, the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, will be held at the University of Kent on 11-13 July. This year’s theme is “It’s The End Of The Institution...

The uwebd Online Community

In December 2009 the <uwebd/> Ning network was created by Mark Greenfield “as an experiment to see if web 2.0 technologies could be utilized to create a community for [US] higher education web professionals.” The network grew steadily over the years...

CILIP West Midlands Annual Members Day 2017

On Friday 10 February 2017 I gave an hour-long invited talk on “Predicting and Preparing For Emerging Learning Technologies” at the CILIP West Midlands Annual Members Day event which was held at the Priory Rooms Meeting and Conference Centre in Birmingham....

IWMW 2017: Call for Submissions Now Open!

I am pleased to announce that the call for submissions for the IWMW 2017 event is now open. The IWMW 2017 event will be held at the University of Kent on 11-13 July 2017. This year’s event is the 21st in the series, which was founded in 1997. This event is the...

The 10th Anniversary of the UK Web Focus Blog

The UK Web Focus blog was launched on 1st November 2006 so today sees its 10th anniversary! I suspect there will only be a handful of blogs which have been in operation within the UK educational technology over this period: Tony Hurst’s OUSeful blog is one that...

Planning For IWMW 2017 (comments from #IWMW16)

About This Post Having established the IWMW event series 20 years ago I am very aware of the importance of event evaluation, which can help to identify successful aspects of an event, areas which can be improved and how the event can be shaped for future years. This...

Use of Technologies at #IWMW16

About this Post A recent series of posts on this blog have looked back at the IWMW 2016 event. This post reviews the use of technologies at the event. Background The IWMW series of events has provided opportunities to evaluate a variety of online technologies, which...

Commercial Involvement at the IWMW 2016 Event

About this Post A recent series of posts on this blog have looked back at the IWMW 2016 event. This post reviews the feedback received regarding commercial involvement with the event. Commercial Involvement During the first seventeen years of its life the IWMW event...

IWMW 2016: Participants’ Feedback

About This Post A number of posts have been published recently which have summarised the feedback received for the IWMW 2016 event. These are: Reflections on #IWMW16: The Talks: review of the plenary talks IWMW 2016: The Resources: links to video recordings and slides...

Reflections on #IWMW16: The Parallel Sessions

Recent posts on this blog have provided Reflections on #IWMW16: The Talks and provided access to IWMW 2016: The Resources (links to video recordings of the plenary talks and to accompanying slides). But as the full name of IWMW events implies the Institutional Web...

IWMW 2016: The Resources

The initial post looking back at the IWMW 2016 event, Reflections on #IWMW16: The Talks, summarised the plenary talks and the feedback on the talks. However as a goal of the IWMW event is to support the Web management community across the UK higher education community...

Reflections on #IWMW16: The Talks

About IWMW 2016 IWMW 2016, the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, took place at Liverpool John Moores University on 21-23 June. This is the first of a number of posts which provides the event organiser’s perspective of the event. For those who are...

IWMW In Miniature

IWMW – the Annual Event IWMW, the Institutional Web Management Workshop, celebrates its 20th anniversary on 21-23 June, with the IWMW 2016 event taking place at Liverpool John Moores University. As is the norm, the event provides a wide range of plenary talks...

IWMW 2016 Now Open For Bookings!

I’m pleased to announce that bookings for the IWMW 2016 event are now open. This year’s event will be held at Liverpool John Moores University on 21-23 June The IWMW 2016 event is the leading event for those with responsibilities for managing institutional...

Do You Have Memories Of IWMW Events?

20 Years of IWMW! This years annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, IWMW 2016, will be the 20th in the series. The event was launched in July 1997 with a two-day event. Although initially envisaged as a one-off event the feedback for the first event made it...

IWMW 2016: Call For Submissions Open

IWMW 2016, the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, will be held at Liverpool John Moores University on 21-23 June 2016. The theme of this year’s event is “Understanding Users; Managing Change; Delivering Services“. The event, the 20th in the...

Should We Boycott Academia.edu?

The “Why Are We Not Boycotting Academia.edu?” Event I recently came across a tweet which announced an event which addressed the question “Why Are We Not Boycotting Academia.edu?“.  As described on the Eventbrite booking page: With over 36...

Back to the Future at #ILI2015

Looking To The Past To Predict The Future   On Monday Tony Hirst and myself co-facilitated a workshop on “Preparing for the Future: Technological Challenges and Beyond” which preceded the ILI 2015 conference. In the workshop we explored ways in which...