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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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Evans, Brent – Education Finance and Policy, 2017
Increasing the number of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees is a major federal education priority. I investigate whether providing a $4,000 financial incentive to low-income students in their junior and senior years of college induces them to major in a STEM field. Using administrative data from Ohio public colleges,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Incentives, Student Financial Aid, Low Income Groups
Ohio Department of Higher Education, 2017
In fulfillment of Ohio Revised Code and 3345.061 (H), the Chancellor of the Department of Higher Education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction have submitted this 2017 Ohio Remediation Report. The report provides an overview of Ohio's Remediation-Free Guarantee, a review of the data, and recommendations for future strategies to reduce the…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, High School Graduates, School Districts, College Freshmen
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2017
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and its companion projects serve bachelor's degree-granting colleges and universities committed to assessing and improving the quality of the undergraduate experience. While each participating institution receives a detailed, customized "Institutional Report," the "Annual…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Seniors, Learner Engagement, Student Surveys
Jackson, Victoria – Policy Matters Ohio, 2017
For many people in the United States, college paves the way to the middle class. Programs like Pell Grants and government backed loans help students afford a college degree. These programs help young Americans gain the skills they need to get a good job. But too many Ohioans struggle to afford college and pay back student loans. The Trump…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Federal Aid, Grants, Undergraduate Students
Halbert, Hannah – Policy Matters Ohio, 2017
When higher education goes wrong, once-hopeful students can be saddled with debt, no degree, fewer resources and less will to pursue education in the future. Costs, debt and earnings vary greatly depending on the type of institution running the program. Career training programs at for-profit institutions, also known as proprietary schools, have…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, Career Education, Outcomes of Education
Policy Matters Ohio, 2017
When higher education goes wrong, once-hopeful students can be saddled with debt, no degree, fewer resources and less will to pursue education in the future. Costs, debt and earnings vary greatly depending on the type of institution running the program. Career training programs at for-profit institutions, also known as proprietary schools, have…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, Career Education, Outcomes of Education
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Alexander, Jackson C.; Rucker, K. Jill; Graham, Donna L.; Miller, Jefferson D.; Apple, Jason K. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
This study characterized perceptions of agricultural leadership programs in colleges of agriculture, food, life, human, or environmental sciences at 1,862 land-grant institutions. Objectives included describing the need for programs, studying evolution within the discipline, discussing faculty recommendations for future development, and examining…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Agricultural Education, Leadership Training, Agricultural Colleges
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Foster, Daniel D.; Whittington, M. Susie – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to measure the frequency of utilization of the Principles of Teaching and Learning (Newcomb, McCracken, Warmbrod, & Whittington, 2004) during college class sessions. Process-product research was implemented (Gage, 1972; Rosenshine & Furst, 1973) using the Principles of Teaching and Learning Assessment (PTLA)…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Teaching Methods, Educational Principles
Robinson, Terrence S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Northeast Ohio is similar to the rest of the United States in that there is a rise in the need for the products that advanced manufacturers supply (Center for American Progress, 2013). However, advanced manufacturers in Northeast Ohio are unable to find the technically skilled workers to fill the jobs that are currently available in the workforce.…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, School Business Relationship, Manufacturing Industry
Seaman, Julia E.; Seaman, Jeff – Babson Survey Research Group, 2017
This brief report uses data collected under the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Fall Enrollment survey to highlight distance education data in the state of Ohio. The sample for this analysis is comprised of all active, degree-granting…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Enrollment, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Moate, Randall M.; Holm, Jessica M.; West, Erin M. – Professional Counselor, 2017
Clinical courses are important in the development of students pursuing a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling (CMHC). Despite the importance of clinical courses, little is known about what CMHC students perceive as being helpful about their teachers of clinical courses. To investigate this, we sought the viewpoints of beginning…
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Mental Health Programs, Counselor Training, Graduate Surveys
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Colson, Tori; Sparks, Kelly; Berridge, Gina; Frimming, Renee; Willis, Clarissa – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
With increased emphasis on student achievement in schools, teacher education programs are challenged to meet the demand for highly effective teachers. Ensuring that pre-service teachers feel confident in their ability to teach, prompted one Midwestern University to implement an extended student teaching placement. The idea behind this endeavor was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Self Efficacy, Student Teaching
Barnes, David Coleman, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Intercollegiate athletics is a $10 billion marketplace (Suggs, 2012), with some Division I athletics operating budgets approaching $200 million. College athletics programs are charged with maximizing revenues in an effort to support and enhance the student-athlete experience. This study provides an examination of the perceptions of ice hockey…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Team Sports, Attitude Measures
Ferguson, Heather Loraine – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Problem: Higher education serves many stakeholders including students, parents, faculty, staff, university administrators, and other contributors. Those stakeholders are all linked with one purpose: the success of the student. That success or failure is most commonly measured by achievement through grade point average (GPA). The academic demands…
Descriptors: Motivation, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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