You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus Online website at http://online.wpcampus.org/schedule/buddypress-higher-education/.
BuddyPress is a powerful plugin for WordPress, primarily used for adding "social" elements to sites. It has been a silent success in the higher education space and it's been long overdue for some quality time in the limelight.
This talk will be split into two parts. First we are going to see how some current educational institutions are using BuddyPress. Some schools are using BuddyPress in a specific way while others are using it a significant foundation of their site and online presence.
After that, we'll briefly cover the basics of BuddyPress and how you can begin realizing it's usefulness for your higher education related site.
Are you ready? I know I am!