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Mattern, Sarah – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
In February of this year, music educators from around the state of Ohio gathered once again for the annual Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Professional Development Conference held in Cleveland. The research track of the conference commenced with the Graduate Research Forum featuring music education scholar Dr. Regina Carlow of the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Inclusion, Music Teachers, Conferences (Gatherings)
Mayer, Alexander – MDRC, 2018
In this testimony by Alexander Mayer, Deputy Director, Postsecondary Education, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC), Before the New Jersey State Assembly Higher Education Committee, the following three points are emphasized: (1) Developmental education is a major challenge facing low-income college students in New Jersey and across…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Low Income Groups, Barriers, College Students
Gusev, Dmitri A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
Chess programming is an old and venerable branch of game development. In the modern computing environment, it encompasses the development of chess engines, chess user interfaces (UIs), chess tournament broadcast tools, chess databases, endgame tablebases (EGTBs) and opening books. In this paper, the author shares his multi-year experience of…
Descriptors: Games, Computer Science Education, Programming, Programming Languages
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Koch, Paul L.; Soldat, Douglas J.; Horgan, Brian P.; Bauer, Samuel J.; Patton, Aaron J. – Journal of Extension, 2017
Increasing costs and decreasing numbers of university Extension faculty have made it difficult to provide quality turfgrass short course education. In response, faculty from nine institutions collaborated to develop the Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science. This 12-week online course provides students with unique learning experiences through a…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Programs, College Science, Program Development
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Journal of Education Finance, 2015
Presenters at the State of the States Roundtable session at the 2014 National Education Finance Conference in Louisville were invited to submit their papers for publication. These papers address the following topics: (1) State issues affecting P-12 and/or higher education funding; (2) Funding priorities/trends for P-12 and/or higher education; (3)…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Klein, Michael W. – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
This paper examines the debate in the U.S. Senate over the reasons why state governments have decreased funding for higher education. One side believes that federal mandates on states to pay for Medicaid have forced them to reduce spending on higher education. The other side believes that states unwisely reduced taxes, which decreased their…
Descriptors: Legislators, Federal Government, Debate, Higher Education
Yun, Yang H.; Allen, Philip A.; Chaumpanich, Kritsakorn; Xiao, Yingcai – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This short paper describes an ongoing NSF-funded project on enhancing science and engineering education using the latest technology. More specifically, the project aims at developing an interactive learning system with Microsoft Kinectâ„¢ and Unity3D game engine. This system promotes active, rather than passive, learning by employing embodied…
Descriptors: Memory, Retention (Psychology), Science Education, Engineering Education
Arndt, Timothy; Guercio, Angela – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Recently organizations have begun to realize the potential value in the huge amounts of raw, constantly fluctuating data sets that they generate and, with the help of advances in storage and processing technologies, collect. This leads to the phenomenon of big data. This data may be stored in structured format in relational database systems, but…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Postsecondary Education, Data Collection
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Journal of Education Finance, 2014
Presenters at the State of the States Roundtable session at the 2014 National Education Finance Conference in Louisville were invited to submit their papers for publication. These papers address the following topics: (1) State issues affecting P-12 and/or higher education funding; (2) Funding priorities/trends for P-12 and/or higher education; (3)…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Birkenholz, Robert J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2013
Dr. Robert J. Birkenholz is a Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) at The Ohio State University. In 2002, he was appointed Chair of the department and served in that administrative role for two terms. In 2009, Dr. Birkenholz returned to a full-time…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, College Faculty, Profiles, Teacher Responsibility
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Harper, Suzanne R.; Cox, Dana C. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2012
This study questions the extent to which a course in Mathematical Problem Solving with Technology was developing TPACK in mathematics preservice teachers. In order to measure the development of TPACK, both quantitative and qualitative data were collected. Preliminary findings are promising. Preservice teachers developed a vision of technology use…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Mathematics Instruction
Geise, Mary Jo; Knight, William E. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2011
Dual enrollment programs, once created for the most advanced students, are now seen as a way to provide an accessible and affordable bridge to postsecondary education for a broader range of students. Research on the outcomes of such programs has been limited in scope and exists for only a few states. This quantitative study used Astin's I-E-O…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Dual Enrollment, Statistical Analysis, Access to Education
Conley, David T.; McGaughy, Charis L.; Kirtner, Jody; van der Valk, Adrienne; Martinez-Wenzl, Mary Theresa – Online Submission, 2010
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) researchers visited 38 public high schools around the United States in 2007 and 2008 with the goal of validating and operationalizing a definition of college readiness. Schools in the sample were selected because they were demonstrating success at enabling more students from underrepresented groups to…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, College Preparation, School Readiness
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Gee, E. Gordon – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
This article presents remarks by E. Gordon Gee, the president of the Ohio State University, at the 10th annual National Outreach Scholarship Conference. He talks about his realization that the time had come for higher education institutions to reinvigorate and expand their commitment to communities. Upon returning to Ohio State, he thought hard…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Outreach Programs, Goal Orientation