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Ballroom CD, Wisconsin Center

“Special Cases:” Launching a Web Project When Everyone Has Baggage

Tuesday, Oct 15 1:30 - 2:30

Presented by Nikki Massaro Kauffman

In higher education, we’re surrounded by experts with highly specialized knowledge. It only makes sense then, that we’re handling so many “special cases”: special features, special user interfaces, special content types, special websites. And just like an overbooked flight, nobody wants to be the person to give up their baggage to get a project off the ground. Let’s talk about why we have special cases, what problems special cases can cause, and what we can do about them.



Nikki Massaro Kauffman


Nikki Massaro Kauffman is a unique combination of front-end developer, multimedia specialist, and educator. Nikki uses the web and educational technology to give learners of all backgrounds access to education. It is more than job to her; it is her calling. She has degrees in both computer science and in education and has been working in these fields since 1998.