Rachel Bhandari

Editorial Development Officer
Rachel provided editorial guidance and advice on content strategy and writing for the web. Rachel left the University in August 2016.

Recent posts by Rachel Bhandari


Jun
6
2016

Making my life easier with content strategy

Last week I was lucky enough to spend a day in London learning about content strategy and design with Sarah Richards of the Content Design Centre. In this post I’ll be talking about some of the key principles of both practices and hope to convince you of the value of taking a fresh look at your online content to see if it’s serving the needs of your users as well as it might be.
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May
30
2016

Straight from the horse’s mouth – focusing student support web content

We’re currently doing some work to support the Student Experience Services Communications (SES Comms) project, and as part of this, we’ve been reviewing the Personal Tutors and Student Support Officers (PTs and SSOs) website.

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Feb
11
2016

Getting agile with content creation at the Agile Content conference

Last week I spent a couple of days in London at the Agile Content conference. I was really keen to attend, as the conference focus seemed to be the issue that constantly challenges me in my role – how do we work together to build effective, user-focused content?

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Oct
29
2015

Web Publishers’ Community – October Update

October’s WPC took a broader view than some of the recent, more EdWeb-focused sessions. While Bruce Darby did his regular slot on the latest EdWeb developments, we also heard more about the University’s new accessibility policy – specifically subtitling requirements for videos, as well as a whistle-stop refresher on the benefits of prototyping and a window on search in Drupal using Solr.

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Aug
12
2015

IWMW15 conference write up

A couple of weeks back I attended the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop or IWMW 2015 at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk. Lucky for me (and not so lucky for him, due to a nasty knee injury) Neil was unable to take his place as a speaker, so I got to go along as a delegate to my first and hopefully not last of what I found to be a convivial and motivating event.

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May
8
2015

EdWeb news roundup

Hopefully now it’s old news to anybody within the University that we are in the process of moving to a new content management system for the website. If not, carry on reading for an update of where we are with the project and for everybody else, this post aims to provide a useful roundup of key information resources to stay in touch with project progress.

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