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News Archive: April 2014

CETE advances fuel cell education and training

CETE is engaged in the Great Lakes Fuel Cell Education Partnership, which is focused on aggregating and evaluating innovative solutions for advancing fuel cell education and training, researching and defining essential technical skills to advance workforce development, and serving as a clearinghouse to share proven curriculum materials. As an external evaluator led by James Austin, PhD, CETE supports these goals through a three-tiered evaluation framework of outputs, outcomes, and impacts.

DACUM delivers the right training to Emerson Network Power

CETE’s Robert Norton, PhD, and John Moser used Developing A Curriculum (DACUM) with Emerson Network Power to precisely identify the job tasks and duties as the basis for training customer engineers. Training Magazine features their work.

CETE evaluates prenatal eclass

The Ohio Department of Administrative Services have awarded $396,000 to David Julian, PhD, and the CETE evaluation team for their Evaluation of Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Prenatal Curriculum project. The team members designed a formal, state-of-the-art evaluation study to gain insight into the impact of an online training program called InJoy Understanding Birth eClass.

CETE receives funding for automated materials joining project

CETE Director Robert Mahlman received $212,500 of an anticipated $399,500 from the Ohio Department of Education for the Automated Materials Joining Technologies (AMJT) project: 2014–2015. The AMJT project is a series of courses for secondary career-technical students in Ohio on the advanced manufacturing process of automated materials joining.

CETE-supported Math Coaching Program is awarded $2.8 million

The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology Department of Teaching and Learning’s Patti Brosnan and Azita Manouchehri have received $2.8 million from the Ohio Department of Education to continue the Mathematics Coaching Program (MCP) for a 10th year. The MCP provides training to experienced teachers who work as full-time mathematics coaches. The coaches team up daily in six-week rotations with teachers in their classrooms to assist in implementing research-based strategies that help K–12 students learn mathematics.

CETE’s Austin and Mahlman will deliver workshop at IPAC preconference

James Austin, PhD, and Robert Mahlman will present Test Construction Principles & Practices preconference workshop at the International Personnel Assessment Council Conference on July 20–23, 2014, in Denver.

CETE’s Mahlman received IVETA Service Award

Bob Mahlman received the International Vocational Education and Training Association’s (IVETA’s) Joel Magisos Exceptional Service Award in recognition of his long-term individual support that has contributed to the continued development and growth of the organization.