Save the Date – edUi 2010

The dates for this year’s edUi Conference have been officially announced. The conference will be held on Nov. 8 and 9, 2010 at the Omni Hotel and Conference Center in Charlottesville, VA. I attended and enjoyed the first edUi Conference last year and decided to get involved this year.

eduCheckup – Grading Higher Ed Web Sites

eduCheckup logoI wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a Web site I’ve been enjoying for the last few months. Nick DeNardis recently celebrated the one year anniversary of his video blog series “eduCheckup.” A few times a week, Nick visits a site that’s either been suggested by his users or that he’s found on eduStyle, and then reviews that site with a unique outside perspective. He evaluates the visual appeal, the quality and accessibility of information and the quality of the source code. He then averages the scores he’s given in each category and provides a letter grade (like you’d get in school) for the overall presentation.