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  1. 1. MyUni Institutional portal and web content management Richard Jones Bo Middleton Tracey Stanley
  2. 2. Road-show format <ul><li>Portal – What have we actually bought? What does the new portal look like? What will be in the portal? </li></ul><ul><li>CMS – What is a CMS? Role of the CMS. </li></ul><ul><li>Content – Future of Campusweb. What about current websites. Content guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>What next? Timelines. Dates for road-shows and training. Further consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul>
  3. 3. What does a portal look like? <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Login name: test3 </li></ul><ul><li>test4….test8 </li></ul><ul><li>Password: MyUni1 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Content Management System (CMS) <ul><li>Content management is the creation, sourcing, managing, publishing and sharing of content. </li></ul><ul><li>Content Management System (CMS) is a tool to automate the management of content, to make the process of collecting, managing and publishing of valuable information easier for those that create content within the University. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What’s the difference? Portal vs. CMS <ul><li>Portal - Entry point on the Web to “Log In” for personalised interaction with content, personal tools, and transactional systems, “myUni”. </li></ul><ul><li>CMS (Content Management System) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System to help organise and maintain web content for internal, external sites and portal channels. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Separates content management from design. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitates consistency and currency of content, navigation, and look-and-feel by implementing roles, workflow, and templates. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The role of the CMS <ul><li>To create, manage and publish Portal related content. </li></ul><ul><li>To create, manage, publish and reuse web content across University web sites. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a framework and toolkit that can help to manage the consistent branding of the University’s web sites. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Future of Campusweb <ul><li>All existing ‘student’ links will be mapped into the portal, as appropriate. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that information is presented in as helpful and logical way as possible for students. </li></ul><ul><li>Information currency, quality and ‘student focus’ assessed and improved as we map the links. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that all ‘central’ content linked to the portal has been quality-assured. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Presentation of content <ul><li>Task-based approach; eg: How do I… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get help with studying? (might include Skills Centre support, advice on plagiarism, Student Advice Centre etc ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find financial help and support? (might include student loans, Access to Learning Fund etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find information about my course? (might include timetabling, module catalogues etc). </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Quality issues <ul><li>Want to work with ‘central’ areas to ensure all content is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Appropriate to the audience. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to date and regularly reviewed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written with the web in mind. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Will draw up a set of guidelines and provide help and support in implementing them. </li></ul><ul><li>Writing for the web workshop. </li></ul><ul><li>Will be arranging meetings with central content owners to discuss how your content can best be presented in the portal. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What next – portal timelines <ul><li>March 06 – students use portal to complete online module enrolment </li></ul><ul><li>July 06 – more channels ready – new and returning students use portal for online registration </li></ul><ul><li>Start 06-07 session – change desktop in clusters, promote to new students. Staff will be able to use the portal (mostly content for students) </li></ul><ul><li>April 07 – channels for researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Start 07-08 session – new Banner functions for staff and students </li></ul><ul><li>Start 07-08 session – Prospects/Applicants portal (for 08 starters) </li></ul><ul><li>Then Alumni and (more) staff portal </li></ul>
  11. 11. What next – portal development <ul><li>VLE integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single sign on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Banner integration </li></ul><ul><li>Portal potential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrating other tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lifecycle portal </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. What next – portal road-show <ul><li>Portal road-show: See a demo of the new portal and join a discussion on future portal development </li></ul><ul><li>All slots: </li></ul><ul><li>12 - 1.30 in EBL conference room </li></ul>2 nd Feb Thurs 10 th Feb Fri 20 th Feb Mon 6 th March Mon 9 th March Thurs
  13. 13. What next – portal training <ul><li>Learn how to create portal ‘groups’, how to use the portal to send targeted messages, and how to create customised portal channels. </li></ul><ul><li>All training sessions: 9.30-4.30, EBL level 10 training room </li></ul><ul><li>Book through SDDU website – ‘Courses and Workshops’ link, Search and book online </li></ul>18 th July Tues 22 nd March Wed 4th April Tues 10 th May Wed 26 th May Fri 9 th June Fri
  14. 14. What next – further info <ul><li>MyUni http:// (not yet live) </li></ul><ul><li>Portal - contact Bo Middleton, Portal Project Manager x36386 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>CMS – contact Richard Jones, Web CMS Project Manager x 31145 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Web content – contact Tracey Stanley, Content Integration Project Manager x35569 [email_address] </li></ul>