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Juvenile Gangs In Schools: Characteristics, Causes, And Possible Solutions, Gordon A. Crews Dec 2012

Juvenile Gangs In Schools: Characteristics, Causes, And Possible Solutions, Gordon A. Crews

Gordon A Crews

The purpose of this seminar is to acquaint participants with the ever-changing characteristics, often conflicting issues of causation, and various proposed solutions to the myriad of problems associated with gangs in schools. Special attention is given to the evolving nature of gangs in K-12 educational institutions (e.g., new types of juvenile groups developing and their associated behavior). Traditional subjects such as gang recruitment, initiation, and criminal activity are examined by discussing the many ways they manifest themselves in the school setting. Finally, a conceptual framework is presented by which a school can identify, understand, and begin to address a potential …


Exploring Enrolment, Achievement And Progression Of Ib Graduates In Australian Universities, Daniel Edwards Dec 2012

Exploring Enrolment, Achievement And Progression Of Ib Graduates In Australian Universities, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Strategies For Alignment: High School - Ihe, Rich Seils, Marie Ward, Ellen Cahill Dec 2012

Strategies For Alignment: High School - Ihe, Rich Seils, Marie Ward, Ellen Cahill

Ohio College Access Network

A panel representing both secondary and higher education discussed the process utilized in Central Ohio through the HS-IHE Alignment Grant to align high school and college curricula and the agreed upon strategies to promote alignment. Discussion included both the alignment of course content and the alignment of the soft skills needed for college and career success. This Power Point accompanied the presentation by the same name at the 2012 OCAN Conference in Columbus, Ohio.


Brief History And Overview Of Community Colleges, Michael Snyder Dec 2012

Brief History And Overview Of Community Colleges, Michael Snyder

Ohio College Access Network

This session will review the change in philosophy of higher education in the United States from being available only to those that could afford college to the open access and success agenda of today. The influence of the Land Grant colleges and now the community colleges to fulfill this philosophy will be presented. The session will end with a discussion of the challenges facing community colleges as they attempt to serve the U.S. today.


Planning, Partnering And Fundraising: 3 Key Elements To Launching And Sustaining An Early Awareness Program, Janet Schultz Dec 2012

Planning, Partnering And Fundraising: 3 Key Elements To Launching And Sustaining An Early Awareness Program, Janet Schultz

Ohio College Access Network

In 2008, the non-profit college access organization, A Call to College, researched the feasibility of extending their services to elementary and middle school students in their partner district, Newark City Schools. This investigation led to a phased, 4-year process to build the PEAK (Providing Early Awareness and Knowledge) Program. PEAK currently provides activity-based programming and specially designed lesson plans for every 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th grader in the district - over 2000 students from 82 classrooms in 11 different buildings. This session will cover the key planning elements, critical partnerships, staffing strategies, and short- and long-term funding action plan …


Amplifying The Message About College And Career Readiness, Linda Knicely Dec 2012

Amplifying The Message About College And Career Readiness, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

This session takes an intentional look at how we bridge the divide between PD and reality and discusses innovative methods for delivering the college and career readiness message, including counselor- and teacher-taught CCR classes, counselor-access professional partnerships, and CCR promoted within an advisory model. Six panelists currently working in the field share their diverse perspectives. This Power Point presentation accompanied the breakout session by the same title at the 2012 OCAN Conference.


Championing The Champions, Linda Knicely Dec 2012

Championing The Champions, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

The word "champion" is both a noun and an action verb . . . we both are and we do. This moderated panel of representatives from the statewide organizations and offices that support the work of school counselors, access and success advisors, and admissions and financial aid professionals (a.k.a. some of the "champions" of college and career readiness for Ohio's youth) provides perspectives on the current challenges, initiatives, trends, and opportunities that inhibit or support our collective ability to "champion" and advocate for students' and families' futures in our professional work. This Power Point presentation accompanied the breakout session by …


Managing Multiple Generations, Beth Flynn Dec 2012

Managing Multiple Generations, Beth Flynn

Ohio College Access Network

How are you managing the multi-generational workplace? The American workforce is much more diverse today than ever before in history, with the age range of employees spanning 60 years. Each generation has its own unique values and behavior which can sometimes cause misunderstanding in the workplace. Bring out the champion in your team by creating a work environment where everyone feels respected and appreciated.


Ohio Transfer To Degree Guarantee, Karen Dickerson, Hideo Tsuchida Dec 2012

Ohio Transfer To Degree Guarantee, Karen Dickerson, Hideo Tsuchida

Ohio College Access Network

Transfer between state college/universities has changed drastically in the last ten years. The development of Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs) and Career Transfer Assurance Guides (CTAGs) pathways, Transfer Grading Policy, awarding of college credit for Advanced Placement Exams, and now the Articulation and Transfer Clearinghouse have changed the face of transfer in Ohio in ways that will be far-reaching in effect and will change the way we all send, accept, and apply transfer credits in Ohio. This presentation provided an update on new initiatives that have been or are planned for the near future and how they will affect higher education …


Customization In West, Ohio College Access Network Nov 2012

Customization In West, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Hallmarks Of Quality Teaching, Timothy L. Heaton Nov 2012

Hallmarks Of Quality Teaching, Timothy L. Heaton

Education Faculty Presentations

Identification of what is effective teaching in the classroom in both the cognitive and affective domains.


Identifying And Treating Learning Disabilities In The Regular Classroom, Timothy L. Heaton Nov 2012

Identifying And Treating Learning Disabilities In The Regular Classroom, Timothy L. Heaton

Education Faculty Presentations

This seminar will be helpful for any parent or teacher in diagnosing learning problems with their children and will also discuss ways of helping these children learn more effectively.


Supervising Teachers: An Edification And Instructional Model, Timothy L. Heaton Nov 2012

Supervising Teachers: An Edification And Instructional Model, Timothy L. Heaton

Education Faculty Presentations

Using current research and the Praxis III model, supervisory techniques will be presented as well as checklists for supervision of classroom instruction.


Is Johnny Smarter Than His Teacher?, Timothy L. Heaton Nov 2012

Is Johnny Smarter Than His Teacher?, Timothy L. Heaton

Education Faculty Presentations

Gifted children are sometimes labeled trouble-makers or lazy because they have not been properly diagnosed or taught in the classroom. This seminar deals with the unique nature of the gifted learner and how to instruct them in the regular classroom.


Helping First-Year Teachers Survive, Timothy L. Heaton Nov 2012

Helping First-Year Teachers Survive, Timothy L. Heaton

Education Faculty Presentations

This workshop gives ideas to administrators from the research and actual experience of what really is helpful to first year teachers, including protecting them from over commitment, structured support systems in the school for the spouse, finances, locating resources for education, classroom management, positive mentoring from other teachers, and other helpful hints to keep the first year teacher from burning out and want to return to your school.


Best Practices In Education, Timothy L. Heaton Nov 2012

Best Practices In Education, Timothy L. Heaton

Education Faculty Presentations

The term “Best Practice” is a key term for all educators to know. There are many facets to “Best Practice” at every level dealing with student learning, student behavior, student development, student motivation, and much, much more. The educational research giving the evidences of what works and what doesn’t work in classrooms is substantial. This workshop will give teachers and supervisors at every level a thorough look at “Best Practice” so implementation can be done in every school.


Coaching Leaders: Co-Creating Purpose Based Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Coaching Leaders: Co-Creating Purpose Based Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

The purpose of the presentation was to demonstrate the importance and effectiveness of coaching leaders in today's global economy. Leadership coaching has the potential to co-create innovation in organizations of all sizes. Three case studies were shared. In each example, Dr. Connie presented the effectiveness of her coaching program. Each case study demonstrated the power of leadership and innovation on the economy, society and individual.


Reporting In West, Ohio College Access Network Nov 2012

Reporting In West, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


When The Virtual Meets The Real: An Assessment Of The Benefits And "Costs" Of Open Access Texts For First Year Writing Courses At Cuny, Johannah Rodgers Nov 2012

When The Virtual Meets The Real: An Assessment Of The Benefits And "Costs" Of Open Access Texts For First Year Writing Courses At Cuny, Johannah Rodgers

Publications and Research

An assessment of the advantages, drawbacks, and costs of Open Access / OER texts for First Year Writing courses at CUNY.


Bridging The Gap-Connecting The Community, Anton Reece Nov 2012

Bridging The Gap-Connecting The Community, Anton Reece

Black Issues Conference

No abstract provided.


College Planning Online Tools And Resources Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely Nov 2012

College Planning Online Tools And Resources Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

With the advent of the Internet, the options for accessing online advice, information, and other resources now seem almost endless and to the novice (and even the advanced, at times) user, can be overwhelming. This Power Point accompanies the linked webinar of the same name and provides thoroughly vetted online tools, websites, and search engines that you should know about to share with and effectively advise your students and their parents. Included is a Naviance tutorial and tour of the Ohio Board of Regents OhioMeansSuccess site as well as many others. The Power Point can be edited and adapted to …


Financial Aid 101: The Basics Webinar Power Point Slides, Marion Meadows Nov 2012

Financial Aid 101: The Basics Webinar Power Point Slides, Marion Meadows

Ohio College Access Network

Designed for the novice, this presentation provides a broad overview of the college financial aid process. It looks at the various funding opportunities for students to pay for college and builds understanding of what a financial aid package includes. Differences in aid from various types of colleges is also explored.


Uploading Data In West - October 2012, Ohio College Access Network Oct 2012

Uploading Data In West - October 2012, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


College Entrance Exams (Act/Sat) 101 Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely Oct 2012

College Entrance Exams (Act/Sat) 101 Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

Everything you ever wanted to know about the ACT and the SAT - what are they, how are they different, when should students take them, how do they register, get fee waivers, what do colleges do with the information etc. This Power Point presentation accompanies a recorded webinar by the same title. The link to that webinar is also available for download within the OCAN Resource Bank.


Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi Oct 2012

Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Ann Marie Smeraldi

Librarians have been lighting the way to college and career readiness for decades. With the implementation of the Common Core Standards on the horizon, school librarians have a fresh opportunity to breathe new life into their library instruction programs and enlighten students’ minds. During this session the presenter will compare the AASL and ACRL information literacy standards and illuminate their presence in the new Common Core. Using all three standards as a framework, the presenter will share lesson plans designed to teach high school students essential information literacy skills that will help them sparkle and shine in college and the …


Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi Oct 2012

Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Librarians have been lighting the way to college and career readiness for decades. With the implementation of the Common Core Standards on the horizon, school librarians have a fresh opportunity to breathe new life into their library instruction programs and enlighten students’ minds. During this session the presenter will compare the AASL and ACRL information literacy standards and illuminate their presence in the new Common Core. Using all three standards as a framework, the presenter will share lesson plans designed to teach high school students essential information literacy skills that will help them sparkle and shine in college and the …


Key Ingredients For Assessment..., Michael J. Mastalski Iii, Allison L. Shumaer Oct 2012

Key Ingredients For Assessment..., Michael J. Mastalski Iii, Allison L. Shumaer

Michael J Mastalski III

This session features a presentation, engaging discussion, and self-reflective activity about assessment practices in student affairs. Assessment is regarded as an unenjoyable, time-consuming process. Attendees will have an opportunity for critical discourse about assessment; learning that it can be simple, obtainable, enhancement-oriented, easily integrated, and creative.


Best Practices In Teaching Information Technology Development, Amber Settle, Deborah Labelle, Hazem Said, Sheila S. Sicilia Oct 2012

Best Practices In Teaching Information Technology Development, Amber Settle, Deborah Labelle, Hazem Said, Sheila S. Sicilia

Amber Settle

Programming is one of the most fundamental and central topics in the information technology curriculum. Because of its importance it is crucial to understand how to effectively teach development students. In this panel we share best practices for teaching programming to a variety of populations, including freshman, non-majors, and community college students. Various pedagogical approaches including pair programming, studiobased instruction, peer instruction, active learning, cooperative learning, project-based pedagogy, high-impact education practices, and CS Unplugged type activities are included.


Turning The Tables: Learning From Students About Teaching Cs1, Amber Settle Oct 2012

Turning The Tables: Learning From Students About Teaching Cs1, Amber Settle

Amber Settle

Programming has a central role in the computing curriculum, and introductory programming classes have been extensively studied in the computer science education literature. However, most of the studies focus on the effectiveness of various pedagogical approaches on student learning and engagement, and relative little attention is paid to faculty development. The gap in the literature puts CS1 faculty interested in effectively implementing innovative pedagogical approaches in a difficult situation. This article argues that taking a behaviorist approach to the CS1 classroom can provide much-needed feedback. Students provide instructors with one of the best sources of information about effective programming instruction, …


Orientation To West, Ohio College Access Network Oct 2012

Orientation To West, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.