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ERIC Number: EJ850641
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1528-5324
Dispersed Web Content Management in Higher Education
Arendt, Anne; Gerber, Nathan
EDUCAUSE Quarterly, v32 n2 2009
Higher education institutions often have large, complex websites, necessitated by the many services, divisions, and areas involved in campus operations. The fall 2008 enrollment at Utah Valley University (UVU), for example, was 26,696 students in over 50 different degree areas. UVU also has 1,455 full-time staff and another 3,285 part-time staff. The university has identified over 200 different areas as having distinct web presences, totaling 38,000-plus web pages within the UVU public-facing website. Managing content on the site has been challenging, but UVU has implemented an effective solution. The university chose a dispersed web content management system for its website, leaving control in the hands of individual content owners. UVU has found dispersed web content management to be beneficial in virtually all cases. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Utah