Well, I did have designs on writing about some of my experiences at the HighEdWeb conference, but I let too much time pass and too much work get in the way so I’m going to cop out and just post some links relevant to the conference.
HighEdWeb 2008 conference web site : This was useful leading up to the conference and continues to be useful as presentation material for most of the sessions was posted after the conference.
HighEdWeb2008 on Ning : Got to see Ning in action for the conference. Ning is a platform for developing your own social networks. Great tool.
Community College Web Developers : A few attendees who work at community colleges had a roundtable discussion toward the end of the second day, but it was not enough time to get in depth about anything. Ning is the ideal tool for creating our own social network, to keep the discussions going, and to keep in touch once we all went back home.
So I pull into Springfield right around 5 pm on Sunday the 5th and make a beeline to the University Plaza Hotel to check in and unpack. After seeing how small Springfield appeared, I was surprised to find myself in a sizable hotel and convention center. This is what I saw from just outside my room on the 3rd floor:
Earlier this week, I travelled to Springfield, Missouri to attend HighEdWeb 2008 Conference hosted at Missouri State University. To save the college some money and to see a section of the country I had never seen before, I flew from Houston to Tulsa and rented a car. I ended up with a Kia Optima: