OSU.EDU

Translational Research
in Action

The Center on Education and Training for Employment translates research into practices that address societal problems. 

The Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Movement

Actuating a vision where individuals, organizations, and other social institutions make racial equity a day-to-day priority.

Strategic foci

Strategic Foci

Translational research, racial justice, online learning, and faculty engagement are strategic priorities for the center. 

What We Do

Assessment

Assessment

Our Assessment program has over 30 years of experience in the creation, refinement, and delivery of assessments through multiple formats. Our item writing process efficiently creates reliable and valid instruments to measure job knowledge, skills, and work competencies for students and employees. Using specifications created from a practice or occupational analysis, content standards regulated by a governing body, or other provisions, we...

Corrections Career Technical Education

Our associates support new career technical education teachers within rehabilitation and corrections through support services including assistance with license program enrollment, coursework continuation, classroom observation and feedback. Teachers are also assisted with the license process for the performance-based assessment required by the Ohio Department of Education...

Curriculum & Training

Curriculum & Training

Our Curriculum and Training program includes content experts, trainers, and researchers who specialize in developing curriculum, instruction, and systems to support adult learning. We are committed to collaborating across educational and workforce settings because we envision a future where all learners reach their highest levels of achievement.

Kate Fergus DACUM facilitator

DACUM International Training Center

DACUM (an acronym for Developing a Curriculum) is an effective and relatively low-cost method of analyzing jobs and occupations used worldwide for more than 40 years and in over 58 countries through our DACUM International Training Center. This unique process offers components that successfully support job and occupational...

Equity Engagement & Evaluations

Equity, Engagement & Evaluation

Our Equity, Engagement and Evaluation program designs, implements and evaluates projects within health, education, and workforce development entities to achieve outcomes based on evidence-based quality standards in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Family Engagement

Family Engagement

Family engagement is families, education programs, and community partners working together to help children and youth learn, grow and prepare for their future. For many years, the Family Engagement program within our center worked with the Ohio Department of Education across projects to support schools in implementing practices to support family-school partnerships and received federal funding to become Ohio’s Statewide Family Engagement Center.

Online Learning

Online Learning

The Online Learning program is a center-wide initiative that leverages the Center on Education and Training for Employment’s expertise in learning design and educational technology. The center offers expertise in different subject areas, such as competency-based education, curriculum design & development, teacher education, and online education.

Professional Learning for Pre K-12 Educators

Professional Learning for Pre K-12 Educators

Educational Administration faculty from The College of Education and Human Ecology team with our center’s associates to deliver professional learning for PreK-12 educators. Prospective and current classroom teachers experience training to attain an initial teaching license, as well as advance to and maintain a...

Assessment

Assessment

Corrections Career Technical Education

Corrections Career Technical Education

Curriculum & Training

Curriculum & Training

Dacum International Training Center

Dacum International Training Center

Equity Engagement & Evaluations

Equity Engagement & Evaluations

Family Engagement

Family Engagement

Online Learning

Online Learning

Professional Learning for Pre K-12 Educators

Professional Learning for Pre K-12 Educators

Scholarly Work

Centering the learner within instructional design: The Evolution of learning design and the emergence of learning experience design (LXD) in workforce training and development.

Hickey, S., & Correia, A.-P. (2024). Centering the learner within instructional design: The Evolution of learning design and the emergence…
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Program Evaluation: Concepts and Perspectives

Lepicki, T., & Altschuld, J. W. (2023). Program Evaluation: Concepts and Perspectives. In F. T. Leong & J. Austin (Eds.), The Psychology Research Handbook:…
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Engaging families as partners in school safety

Bachman, H. F. and Boone, B. J. (2023). Engaging families as partners in school safety. Ohio School Board Association Journal…
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Exploring the relationships between student perceptions and educational technology utilization in higher education

Correia, A.-P., & Good, K. (2023). Exploring the relationships between student perceptions and educational technology utilization in higher education. Journal of Educational…
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Teaching by example and learning by doing: Multiple methods for teaching digital competencies to preservice teachers

Hickey, S. (2023). Teaching by example and learning by doing: Multiple methods for teaching digital competencies to preservice teachers. In E….
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Impact of the immediate release of clinical information rules on health care delivery to patients with cancer

Anyidoho, P. A., Verschraegen, C. F., Markham, M. J., Alberts, S., Sweetenham, J., Cameron, K., & Abu Hejleh, T. (2023)….
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State leadership to strengthen programs of family engagement in districts and schools

Berenbon, R. F., & McHugh, B. C. (2023). Do Subject Matter Experts’ Judgments of Multiple‐Choice Format Suitability Predict Item Quality? Educational…
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The effects of instructor participation in asynchronous online discussions on student performance: A systematic review

Xie, J., & Correia, A.-P. (2023). The effects of instructor participation in asynchronous online discussions on student performance: A systematic…
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Refocusing the Translational Research Paradigm on Problem-solving and Community Engagement: Recommendations from a Critical Review of the Literature

Julian, D. A., Baker, E., Correia, A.-P., Qi, R., Ross, M., & Walker, K. (2023). Refocusing the Translational Research Paradigm…
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Adopting distributed pair programming as an effective team learning activity: A systematic review

Xu, F., & Correia, A.-P. (2023). Adopting distributed pair programming as an effective team learning activity: A systematic review. Journal…
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Strategic Doing and the PROSPER Program Delivery System: A Case Study of the Translational Research Process

Julian, D., Martin, K., & Samadi, K. (2022). Strategic Doing and the PROSPER Program Delivery System: A Case Study of…
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