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10 Reasons to Tweet a Conference?

Here is the latest version of my “10 Reasons to Tweet a Conference?” post.  It has changed slightly over the years but is still very relevant.  Hope it is helpful… Share, Share, Share Tweeting at conferences has allowed me and others to share info from sessions we may not have been able …

Change is in the Air

Change is in the air.  Thanks for your patience while we tidy up a bit. My archives will soon be available again.  If you want to see anything sooner it is available (minus many images) at https://web.archive.org/web/20150401000000*/http://kentbrooks.com  

Casper College Mule Pack Races March 31, 2016

Top 15 Community College CEO’s on Twitter 2016

As we approach the 2016 American Association of Community College Conference in Chicago I thought I would push out my 2016 list of Social Community College CEOs on Twitter.  I am not going to make to Chicago this year but I am confident this very social group will keep me …

Kuali Summary Financials

The Numbers Don’t Lie

The transition from Kuali to Kualico has been a rough ride for all involved. Out of control and utter failure some might say. The process has eroded the reputation of open source in education and declining memberships and revenues have pushed the once passionate Kuali community to the edge of …

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Portals are a Terrible Thing

We didn’t have a portal when I arrived at Casper College in 2011. We also had serious budget constraints and other spending priorities when I arrived so the extensive list of expensive commercial portal options we explored…were not actually options. We rolled out an instance of Moodle, our campus LMS, …

Tidbits of ‘The Woz’ at eLive 2015

The whole tone and feel of Ellucian Live 2015 was a bit different to me.  I attend the CIO Forum and the first day and a half of the regular conference.   Some of you will be shocked I am saying this because of various things I have written or tweeted …