November 6, 2011 5:08 pm


A HighEdWeb conference rookie myself, I’m joined for this week’s episode by fellow conference noobs Gabe Sanchez and Brandon Croke, of Inigral. We share our first-timers look at the “South by Southwest of Higher Ed” and expand on our takeaways, top presentations and more.

Whether you’re a veteran curious what some fresh meat think of the event, or someone who’s yet to experience the festivities yourself, this episode offers a nice snapshot of what great conferences in higher ed should look like.

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Weekly 5
Relive #heweb11 – check out the awesome full coverage of the conference from the LINK Journal staff & friends!
@google’s GoMo helps companies see the importance of mobile web
Pearson, Knewton enter a next generation digital edu partnership
Announcing the launch of Meet the Innovator, a new #higheredlive interview series
Have you seen this? Why the F*#$ I Should Choose Oberlin

Unsolicited Shout-out of the Week
This week’s shout-out goes to the unbelievably passionate and hardworking team behind the HighEdWeb organization. They’re truly an inspiration for our whole industry.


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