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Automated Materials Joining Technologies in 2012

2012 has been a busy year for the Automated Materials Joining Technologies (AMJT) Project. Part of the Preparation for Tomorrow initiative, AMJT is a partnership involving the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE), the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) and the Southern Regional

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Ohio Pathway Testing Project

These are some milestones of a CETE project to redesign the testing system for high school students in career-technical education (CTE). Beginning in 2008-09, CETE project teams worked with instructors across the state to develop about 35 pathway tests (> 15,000 items) across Ohio career

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Project KNOTtT transitions to mNET

Having just completed its fifth year, Project KNOTtT (Kansas, Nevada, Ohio and Texas Transition to Teaching) began its transition to Project mNET (Mobilizing National Educator Talent) at its annual training in Cambridge, Mass., August 3–5, 2012. mNET continues the work of KNOTtT and adds a

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The Costly Curriculum What Errors

How do you determine what will be taught in your education and/or training programs?  Is there a big gap between what is offered learners in the classroom/lab and what is going on in the real world of work?  Many have estimated the learning gap to

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Revising Standards, Raising the Bar for Adult Literacy

Research indicates the need to revisit standards at regular intervals to ensure they remain current and reflect best practices in teaching and learning. In 2003, CETE staff facilitated the development of Ohio’s mathematics, reading, and writing content standards for Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE)

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CETE and the Automated Materials Joining Project

In 2010, Ohio joined 12 other states to take part in Preparation for Tomorrow — an initiative to develop rigorous career technical programs that will prepare secondary students for high-demand careers and post-secondary success. The curriculum for these programs will integrate 21st century skills with

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CETE Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee is comprised of professionals from the public, private and non-profit sectors who are leaders in workforce development and career-technical education in Ohio. The purpose of the Committee is to provide feedback on CETE’s current programs and services, assist in strategic planning and

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DACUM, CETE, and Community Colleges

Every community college administrator wants to make certain the college’s technical education programs are up to date and relevant to the needs of business and industry in the labor market area. To do anything less would be a major disservice to the students and the

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A Survey of Transitions in ABLE

Ohio continues to work toward an integrated educational system for adult learners, a system that encourages aspirations beyond the GED to postsecondary education and employment. So, how are Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) programs faring in the push to move students beyond the GED

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Developing Education Initiative Study

Research indicates that students are less likely to persist in postsecondary education the longer they are in remedial courses. Often, students drop out when they are not progressing toward credit-bearing courses that lead to an eventual degree or certificate attainment. Educational providers in Ohio are

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Project Highlight: DACUM International Training Center

The Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE) at The Ohio State University (OSU) has become recognized as the most prominent DACUM International Training Center in the world. This reputation and record comes as the result of conducting DACUM (Developing A Curriculum) two-day workshops

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Dr. Norton Achieves Emeritus Status

Dr. Bob Norton, DACUM and SCID Program Director, was awarded the title Professor Emeritus by The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. Raised on a dairy farm in northwest New York, Dr. Norton earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees from Cornell University. Dr. Norton

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