Thanks to our sign-up form, we have “TC Program” information for the last 200 Authors to sign up (out of 1,072 Authors affiliated with TC programs or offices). The number of Authors in each program/area is as follows:
Adult Learning and Leadership - 1
Anthropology and Education - 1
An excerpt from my Pressible network post, The Medium is Pressible:
Then along came Ev Williams‘ Medium, and now Medium has Bright, a curated selection of Medium articles focused on education. Is Pressible still relevant? It’s helpful to think of Pressible as a local-but-still-networked version of Bright: a p...
This site is a very good example of the current state of the Pressible universe:
... Sometimes it's good to have a place to try out new ideas!
P.S. We hope you make it back someday.
350 sites, 2,500 authors!
Last Friday we pushed an update to Pressible that created a new set of options to connect Twitter, Facebook, and a TC affiliation to a Pressible site. The post on the Pressible root site outlines the how to's. These features arose from a user request and we worked to define and develop how the badges would function. We played with the idea of creating the option to link these services to individual user accounts, which we already do with Twitter, but wanted to see what the reception and use of the features...
I'm excited to have the chance to visit a Teachers College class today (ORLA 4501: Entrepreneurship and Education) and discuss Pressible and related communications strategies.
Pressible is a publishing platform developed (and currently hosted) by the Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College. Here are some things individuals and groups can do with Pressible:
Publish! (share written work and media; see examples)
Brian and I just had a meeting with one of our partners from the Arts and Humanities department where we discussed ideas about future features and iterations of Pressible. The Pressible team tries to focus on outreach with our existing users as much as possible so it is nice to be able to sit down and hash out some ideas and chat with them. Some of the ideas we touched upon were:
A better system to allow for links back to a TC site, whether on the Pressible network or an external site (like the...
We had the pleasure of receiving a little positive feedback from Luke over at Baruch College about our Wordpress presentation. He is actually working on a blog project for their school as well (called "Blogs@Baruch", members only access). We appreciate the positive words and look forward to talking to you about stuff like this in the future!
Read Luke's full post here
If you're interested in hearing about the process of developing Pressible, make your way down to Baruch College's "vertical campus" this weekend. Eric Buth and Patrick Carey will be discussing Pressible at Wordcamp on Saturday. Check back soon for details about their presentation!