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Showcasing Distance Learning Opportunities for Career Connections

The Ohio Distance Learning Association will host a series of webinars for educators (teachers, guidance counselors, administrators) in early October to showcase all the amazing career-oriented distance learning opportunities being offered by the Ohio Distance Learning Association members, including Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, COSI, INFOhio, and WVIZ/PBS ideastream with connection through the Broadcast Educational Media Commission (BEMC).

Each Showcase Presenter will be given a few minutes to share information about their career-oriented programs.  Follow up information on each program will be provided to the participants after the event has ended.  Three grade-specific webinars are scheduled.

 

Elementary School Educators

Middle School Educators

High School Educators

Date

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Time

3:30 – 4:30 PM

3:30 – 4:30 PM

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Presenters

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

COSI

INFOhio

Cleveland Clinic – Civic Education

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

COSI

INFOhio

WVIZ/ideastream

Cleveland Clinic – Civic Education

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

COSI

INFOhio

WVIZ/ideastream

 

For more detailed information about the programs that will be presented, please click on "Read More" below this article.

It’s easy to join the Career Connections Showcase!  We’re using Zoom, which allows you to join from a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

To register for the Showcase sessions click here.  [ Or copy/paste this URL in your web browser: http://bit.ly/2CQQ6xz ]

Please complete the registration by Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

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BEMC Replaces 25 year old Satellite Dish

Engineers replaced a twenty-year-old satellite dish during June 2018. The new satellite dish will allow us to obtain content with increased reliability. Our interconnections support programming from nationally funded public broadcasting organizations and Ohio public broadcast stations.

BEMC replaces satellite dish

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Ohio BEMC Supports In-Demand Jobs Week

Ohio Broadcast Educational Media Commission was thrilled to support the OhioMeansJobs initiative In-Demand Jobs Week during May 7-11, 2018. During this week, BEMC promoted multimedia products developed by the Ohio Public Television Stations for educational use on various social media channels.  The following career oriented series are available on BEMC's YouTube page:

  • Career Connections,
  • I Can Be Anything A to Z,
  • STEM Career Lab,
  • Engineering Your Future.

To see more videos created by the Ohio Public Television stations, please follow the link to BEMC's YouTube page.​

 

Project Spotlight: The Science of Climate

The Multimedia Grant project has a long history of supporting educational initiatives for Ohioans. This project is a joint initiative among Broadcast Educational Media Commission, the Ohio Department of Education, and Ohio's Public Television Stations. Project Spotlight presents The Science of Climate, brought to you by the Broadcast Educational Media Commission, the Ohio Department of Education, and WOUB:

To see more videos created by the Ohio Public Television stations, please follow the link to BEMC's YouTube page.

 

Connecting Ohio's Students to the World through the OARnet Connection

Since funding Telecommunity and Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) projects in the late 1990's, the State of Ohio has continued to support efforts to expand opportunities to students. Project Spotlight presents Connecting Ohio's Students to the World through the OARnet Connection, brought to you by the Broadcast Educational Media Commission and OARnet:

Together with this introductory video, OARnet has created a Case Study on their website for more information:  https://www.oar.net/case-studies/bemc_oarnet_enable_distance_learning_opportunities  

For more information about collaboration opportunities and connecting with providers:

 To see more videos created by the Ohio Public Television stations, please follow the link to BEMC's YouTube page.

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