This episode is sponsored by Podium Education. Christopher Parrish, President of University Partnerships at Podium Education talks with Jon-Stephen and Joel about digital education, the challenges facing higher ed, and why tech skills education is crucial to student career success.
Sponsored by Podium Education. Thought Feeder’s first mailbag episode where Jon-Stephen Stansel and Joel Goodman answer listener questions. This episode covers governance, accessibility, and workplace politics.
Andrew Cassel joins the podcast to talk about his experiments in Twitch streaming for higher education marketing. We touch on everything from how to do it to the effects on lifecycle management for institutions.
This episode features Bentley McBentleson, Digital Marketing Director for Long John Silver’s. The discussion takes a deep-dive into social media practices, finding your brand voice, and how engaging content can build affinity with brand audiences. What can higher ed learn from fast food marketing? A ton, it turns out.
Learn more about Bentley and connect with him. He is @mcbentleson pretty much everywhere.
Michael Fienen, host of the Drunken UX Podcast and CTO of nuCloud joins Joel and J.S. to talk about how a better focus on the most valuable pieces of marketing could produce radical change in higher education. Do less, better.
Dr. Allen Thomas joins J.S. Stansel and Joel Goodman to talk about what true diversity and inclusion can look like in higher education marketing. In this episode, we talk about the balance between authenticity and aspirational marketing when it comes to inclusivity.
Joel and J.S. discuss the sameness of marketing, design, and website user experiences across higher education and try to suss out ways to inject new life and variety into how we market our colleges and universities.
Joel and J.S. are joined by accessibility advocate Erika Boltz to talk about how higher education can build accessibility into social media and web content processes by creating a culture of inclusivity. Insights on this episode of Thought Feeder cover working with university leadership, dealing with technology platforms, and keeping the focus on your audience’s needs.
Erika Boltz is a communicator, ally, and activist living with a disability in Jacksonville, Florida. She has spent the last nine years working toward more inclusive content and communications in higher education spaces.