Welcome to The Digital Skillcast -- a weekly podcast that covers trends in marketing, sales, technology and higher education so that faculty and administrators can position their institutions to close the digital skills gap.
Each week we'll talk with leaders in higher education and the digital marketing and sales industry to get their insights, opinions and ideas on how skills based training is impacting all varieties of students in colleges and universities.
This podcast is produced and hosted by Nate Riggs, Founder & CEO of NR Media Group located in Columbus, OH.
#049: Creating Careers With A Student-Run IT Desk
This week, we’re talking with Dr. Anne Marie Richard. Dr. Richard is the director of student technologies at University of California; Berkley on what believe is a very progressive IT program.
#048: The Digital Academy Is Closing The Skills Gap
The Digital Academy help learners to achieve success by offering an individualized learning environment and by enabling engaging
content that includes 21st Century Skills in Computer Science and STEM
#047: A Shared Passion: The Importance of Podcasting
Obviously, podcasting is a passion of both mine and Bill's, but why? What is the importance of podcasting? It's all about aligning your passion with your audience.
#046: This Cincinnati Start-Up Built An Open Source Platform Software For Education
This week, we’re talking with the founders of a Cincinnati-based company that has designed and built an open source platform for education. Abre is an open platform for schools who want to have a creative portal for their staff and students.
#045: Using Technology in the Classroom for Students With Disabilities
This week, we’re talking with Stephanie Talalai from the A. Harry Moore School in New Jersey. This university is utilizing technology in the classroom for students with disabilities; not only for adaptive learning, but for teaching students tech skills.
#044: Google Education Technology Tools Are Paving The Way For This Ohio School
This week, we’re talking with a team of guests from Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools.This northeast Ohio School District has deployed a program that has helped get all 138 teachers working in the district to become successfully accredited as Level 1 Google Certified Educators.