Recent episodes of the design and UX podcast The Dirt have been engaged with a discussion of the state of web development education. Two weeks ago the hosts interviewed Nick Petit from Treehouse, and last week the show talked about the training systems for apprentices at their host company, Fresh Tilled Soil in Boston. I was honored to be the guest for this week’s episode, covering web development in higher education. Among other topics, we talked about:

  • The advantages of classroom education.
  • How college courses can keep themselves up to date with current best practices.
  • The qualities that set apart this generation of up-and-coming web designers

The show runs for a little over 30 minutes. If you’re interested, give it a listen, and leave your feedback below!

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