University of Iowa – Language Media Center Website – Site Content Writer
I first took on responsibility for the website of the Language Media Center (LMC) at the University of Iowa in 2001.
At that time, like most websites, site pages were designed with basic HTML using Dreamweaver and the site was mostly a static reference.
In 2011, the University of Iowa began the process of migrating all administrative and departmental websites over to a content management system (CMS). A few options were considered, but eventually Drupal was chosen as the platform to build upon. Enterprise-wide standardization of layout and design centralized and reduced the workload of those responsible for website management. This shift in focus resulted in more time and energy being spent on site content. [More…]