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Digital Skillscast

Creating Careers With A Student-Run IT Desk

By Nate Riggs on Jul 13, 2018 12:09:00 PM in Education

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast!  

Every other week, we talk with guests who are passionate about technology, whether they are working for the companies who are developing it or working inside an organization or institution that is using...

A Shared Passion: The Importance of Podcasting

By Nate Riggs on Feb 9, 2018 11:18:00 AM in Education

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast!  

Every other week, we talk with guests who are passionate about technology, whether they are working for the companies who are developing it or working inside an organization or institution that is using...

This Cincinnati Start-Up Built An Open Source Platform For Education

By Nate Riggs on Jan 26, 2018 3:29:26 PM in Education

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast and happy 2018!  We’re off to the second official year of this show and I’m looking forward to exploring more angles on “digital skills gaps”.

Using Technology in the Classroom for Students With Disabilities

By Nate Riggs on Jan 12, 2018 10:20:00 AM in Education

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast and happy 2018!  We’re off to the second official year of this show and I’m looking forward to exploring more angles on “digital skills gaps”.

Google Education Technology Tools Are Paving The Way For This Ohio School

By Nate Riggs on Dec 29, 2017 11:18:00 AM in Education

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast, our weekly talk interview podcast where we explore all of the angles of the "digital skills gap" with experts in fields that experience this gap firsthand. Most industries are now driven by technology, and...

Google Education Technology Tools In Reynoldsburg City Schools

By Nate Riggs on Oct 25, 2017 5:43:34 PM in Education, Branding

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast, our weekly talk interview podcast where we explore all of the angles of the "digital skills gap" with experts in fields that experience this gap firsthand. Most industries are now driven by technology, and...

Be Your Own Talent: Taking On A Higher Education Rebrand Internally

By Nate Riggs on Oct 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM in Education, Branding

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast, our weekly talk interview podcast where we explore all of the angles of the "digital skills gap" with experts in fields that experience this gap firsthand. We talk with educators who are doing pretty...

How Liberty Union Is Using Education Technology Tools

By Nate Riggs on Oct 6, 2017 11:31:31 AM in Education, Technology

Welcome back to the Digital Skillscast, our weekly talk interview podcast where we explore all of the angles of the "digital skills gap" with experts in fields that experience this gap firsthand. We talk with educators who are doing pretty...

The Affordable Learning Exchange: How OSU is Changing the Way Students Learn

By Nate Riggs on Mar 24, 2017 10:21:32 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

As a current Adjunct Professor at Ohio University, I always enjoy getting to speak with faculty from other universities. From discussions around curriculum to learning about new ways to improve the way my students learn. 

This week, I had to the...

The Future of Higher Education: Betsy Devos

By Nate Riggs on Mar 13, 2017 1:45:06 PM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

The time has finally arrived. The Digital Skillscast would not be a podcast if we didn't stir the pot with the recent controversy over the appointment of Betsy Devos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. 

This week we changed things up a bit. Being...

Using Social Media for Recruitment and Training

By Nate Riggs on Feb 24, 2017 9:15:52 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

Last week was a real treat. We spoke with Eli Chmouni, The Director of the Arizona State and Draper University Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Program. This program takes a similar approach to the Center of Excellence model by teaching students...

Entrepreneur Bootcamp at ASU and Draper University

By Nate Riggs on Feb 17, 2017 9:27:28 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

If you caught last week's episode of The Digital Skillscast, you'll recall Isaac Moche of HubSpot talking about the HubSpot Education Partner Program. This program is free and open to all colleges and universities, and has been designed to...

Why Your University Should Join the HubSpot Education Partner Program

By Nate Riggs on Feb 10, 2017 8:22:48 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

If you missed last week's episode of The Digital Skillscast, we talked with members of Ohio University's Schey Sales Centre on how Centers of Excellence models allow students to thrive in a rapidly evolving workforce. This week we're adding to...

How Centers of Excellence Produce T Shaped Professionals: The Digital Skillscast Episode #004

By Nate Riggs on Feb 3, 2017 11:21:20 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

I am a big believer in the power of Certificate-based programs in Higher Education, and the incredible impact that teaching technical or vocational skills can have on students as they begin their career search.  

The shift from localized software...

How to Engage Students with Facebook Live: The Digital Skillscast Episode #003

By Nate Riggs on Jan 27, 2017 10:33:54 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

This week on The Digital Skillscast, we talk the future of Facebook Live and how that applies to Higher Education. As the industry of digital marketing continues to rapidly evolve, our classrooms and the curriculum in which we teach must also.

Inbound Marketing Education at Wayne State: The Digital Skillscast Episode #002

By Nate Riggs on Jan 20, 2017 9:08:40 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

Welcome to our second episode of The Digital Skillscast. This weekly podcast will cover trends in marketing, sales, technology and higher education so that faculty and administrators can work to position their institutions to close the digital...

How Gen Z Goes to College: The Digital Skillscast Episode #001

By Nate Riggs on Jan 12, 2017 8:25:00 AM in The Digital Skillscast, Education

Welcome to our newest podcast series, "The Digital Skillscast." This weekly podcast will cover trends in marketing, sales, technology and higher education so that faculty and administrators can work to position their institutions to close the...