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Jones, Mary Lou Baker; Seybold, Paul G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
The widely acknowledged need to include chemical information competencies and communication skills in the undergraduate chemistry curriculum can be accommodated in a variety of ways. We describe a team-taught, semester-length course at Wright State University which combines chemical information literacy, written and oral communication skills,…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Communication Skills, Career Development, Ethics
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DiMartino, Joe; Castaneda, Andrea – Educational Leadership, 2007
A recent employer survey sponsored by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills found that the skills new job entrants most need for success in the workplace--oral and written communication, time management, critical thinking, problem solving, personal accountability, and the ability to work effectively with others--are the areas in which recent…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, High Schools, College Graduates, Time Management
McCulloch, Michelle – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2007
For more than 40 years, Penta Career Center in Perrysburg, Ohio, has successfully served thousands of high school students and adults from Northwest Ohio. Calling a converted 1949 United States Army Depot building home, Penta serves students from 16 surrounding school districts, and offers programs in six core areas: arts and communications;…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Technical Education, Community Support, Adult Education
MDRC, 2017
MDRC's Center for Applied Behavioral Science (CABS) and Postsecondary Education policy area launched the Encouraging Additional Summer Enrollment (EASE) project in collaboration with Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates and the Ohio Association of Community Colleges. The project aims to increase summer enrollment rates among…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Summer Programs, Low Income Students, Community Colleges
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Black, Elizabeth L.; Kilzer, Rebekah – Public Services Quarterly, 2008
The Thompson Library, the main library of The Ohio State University (OSU), began a major renovation in fall 2006 that required the library to close for three years. During this time, the bulk of the circulating collection and many of the personnel relocated to an interim facility. The distance imposed by the renovation created special challenges…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Facility Improvement, Computer Uses in Education
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Starkman, Neal – T.H.E. Journal, 2006
According to James Robertson, the managing director of Step Two Designs, a content management consultancy, "A content management system supports the creation, management, distribution, publishing, and discovery of corporate information. It covers the complete lifecycle of the pages of one's site, from providing simple tools to create the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Internet, Information Management
Reese, Susan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 2007
According to the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, community colleges educate the majority of the nation's first responders, since more than 60 percent of all new nurses and nearly 85 percent of law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians are educated by community colleges. One of those Ohio schools, Owens…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Safety Education, Technical Education, Crisis Management
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Wang, Jeremy Fei – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
The information age has presented unprecedented opportunities for educators to digitize traditional classrooms, an evolution that can empower instructors to extend the channels of knowledge dissemination and unleash the learning power of students from the manacles of physical classrooms. Since the early adoption of the Internet technology by…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Online Courses, Blended Learning
Maney, J. Kevin; Brooks, Douglas M.; Perry, Bruce E. – 1998
In the state of Ohio, three current state technology initiatives, SchoolNet, SchoolNet Plus, and Telecommunity have been funded. It is critical that schools of education and K-12 schools collaborate to develop a K-16 approach to pre- and inservice teacher education in the area of educational technology. The Technology in Education Adoption Model…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Programs, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Ohio State Dept. of Human Services, Columbus. – 1998
This document highlights 101 partnerships developed as part of Ohio's welfare reform initiative, Ohio Works First (OWF). Section 1 deals with communication strategies: a new lexicon; interagency information exchange and confidentiality issues; intake, referral, and case management tools; and cross-agency communications. Section 2 describes…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Involvement, Demonstration Programs
Sawchuk, Stephen – Education Week, 2008
As support and professional-development opportunities for teachers begin to move from conference rooms to chat rooms, a burgeoning number of states and districts are drawing on features from course-management software and popular social-networking sites to establish online networks connecting teachers to peers who may live dozens or even hundreds…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Beginning Teachers
Wheeler, Terrence; And Others – 1994
In August 1990, the Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management initiated a three-year School Conflict Management Demonstration Project. This publication is the final report on the Project. Twenty schools, which reflected the state's diversity, were selected to help assess the impact of the conflict management programs. The…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Conflict Resolution, Educational Environment
Villano, Matt – Campus Technology, 2006
For years, doing laundry at Columbia University (New York) was just as labor-intensive as it is at most universities. Fortunately, as of last spring, laundry life at Columbia has changed dramatically. Today, with the help of a real-time Web-based service called LaundryView, students can log on to the system via the LaundryView Web site from a link…
Descriptors: Technical Support, Information Systems, Higher Education, Service Occupations
Zimmerman, Robert – Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention, 2004
Changing the environment that affects decisions about use of alcohol and other drugs has emerged as a key to reducing substance use problems among college and university students. The student environment, however, is not limited to the campus. Education, counseling, and campus-based prevention policies and activities cannot succeed if a campus is…
Descriptors: Drinking, Drug Use, College Students, Colleges
Elyria City Board of Education, OH. – 1992
Total Quality Management (TQM) is a process and strategy designed to improve an organization's effectiveness and efficiency. The Elyria Schools, named as Ohio's model urban school district in 1991, uses TQM to implement updated strategic goals through a process emphasizing teamwork, best knowledge, prevention, and commitment to continuous…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Cooperation, Educational Planning, Efficiency
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