At Emory University (in Atlanta, GA) we have a sort of unofficial mascot named “Lord Dooley.” He’s the Spirit of Emory, showing up at student-run events with an entourage dressed in all black to excite the crowds and cause mischief. Every year, there’s an entire week of activities dedicated to him called Dooley’s Week. There’s […]
Working with departments on web content and CMS training, I am constantly preaching the importance of web accessibility. I know how to make content more accessible and why, but explaining the importance to our web authors can be difficult, until the day I met Brian. During a workshop for our Web Accessibility Higher Education project, […]
Closed captioning, theoretically, isn’t very difficult. However, when you are first starting out it feels a little overwhelming. What service do you use? How do you upload? Export? Import? I’m already feeling stressed out. This blog post will open up the world of closed captioning for YouTube. So, get ready. We are about to become […]
Pinterest is not just for crafts, recipes, and wedding planning anymore. According to a recent Shareaholic study, Pinterest drives more traffic that Google Plus, LinkedIn, and YouTube combined. In January 2012, it ranked just behind content-sharing giants Google and Twitter. Mashable says Pinterest is social media’s rising star. Time magazine listed Pinterest as one of […]
We know Sooner fans are some of the best in the world, we want to prove it! The Shorty Awards is one of the premiere social media awards and @uofoklahoma is in the running! The Shorty Awards recognize short content producers ranging from celebrities to colleges (like us!). We heard about the awards because were nominated […]
Who doesn’t love info graphics? Well, we sure do. Here’s an interesting one floating around out there. Do you see a change in how your department or college views social media?
At our latest Lunch & Punch groups of four were given five things to incorporate in a video: 1) Wide shot/Establishing shot 2) Close up 3) Pan 4) Campus building 5) Landscaping element They had 20 minutes to come up with a concept and shoot it, knowing that it would be not be edited (aka […]
The Case District IV awards were just announced and some of OU’s projects made the list!
Closed Captioning helps provide a complete viewing experience for all users, including those who have a hearing impairment. While it may be tedious to type out every word, it is also necessary to comply with federal law. Web accessibility standards and federal law (that goes for the University of Oklahoma, too!) requires all videos to […]