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17-02 Dialogues: Nordson Tech Time Program

February 6th, 2017 by admin
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“TECH TIME” ADVANCES FROM STEM TO STEAM

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Kinton

In this update report on Nordson Corporation’s innovative in-school program, the “TECH TIME CHALLENGE,” Jami Kinton of Fusion Marketing Group tells Bob Tayek about how the program’s focus on S.T.E.M. Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) has evolved to S.T.E.A.M Education (adding the Arts to the mix)nordson-logo for middle school students in a number of Lorain County schools.  It’s a program she describes as “so much fun” the kids don’t realize how much they’re learning!

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Dialogues 16-10 John Carroll University – Health Careers

July 17th, 2016 by admin
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A UNIVERSITY RESPONSE TO DEMAND FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

JCU-logo.jpgMike Martin, JCU_pic_2Professor Mike Martin, Chairman of the Biology Department at John Carroll University, tells Bob Tayek in this interview about a new university program designed to direct young people to roles in the growing field of health care and related services. Directed at college-bound high school students, this university program informs individuals of the kind of education and training that can lead to rewarding and fulfilling careers.

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Dialogues 16-09 CWRU LaunchNet

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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UNIVERSITY PROVIDES ENCOURAGEMENT TO YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

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Sopko

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LaunchNet is a program that can turn ideas or concepts into business .   Case Western Reserve University’s LaunchNet program is housed in its Career Exploration and Development area  and has helped more than 500 students through its free services.  It also works closely with Lorain County Community College and Baldwin Wallace University in helping students navigate through intellectual property protection, business plan creation, enterprise organization, market definition, technological infrastructure, materials research, fundraising, pitch competitions and more.  In this Dialogues interview Bob Tayek Talks with Bob Sopko, the Director of Case Western Reserve University’s LaunchNet program.

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Dialogues 16-08 Robotics Competition

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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Brookside robotics 2016 ANOTHER ROBOTICS COMPETITION IN LORAIN COUNTY

Again in 2016, Brookside High School in Sheffield Village hosted a regional VEX Robotics competition.  With the support of NASA, this event creates a sports-like atmosphere that promotes the development of social and VEX logoteamwork skills as it enhances academic STEM skills.  Bob Tayek spoke to Ken Landis, the school’s Director of Robotics, about this successful local event that is the first step in a possible advance to regional and world competitions.

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16-06 Dialogues on Education-A College Major in Sustainability

June 21st, 2015 by admin
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ACADEMIC EMPHASIS ON SUSTAINABILITY AT BALDWIN WALLACE

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BW Logo     Interdisciplinary cooperation is a central factor of the new Sustainability Major now offered at Baldwin Wallace University.  Dr. David Krueger is the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Business Practices at the university and he describes to Bob Tayek the new course of study that is now offered, the initiatives that led to its creation, and its wide applicability to the world of business and industry.

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Dialogues on Education – Ashland University

February 13th, 2014 by admin
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A CONTROVERSIAL TUITION RESET PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON ASHLAND UNIVERSITY

Dr. Van Loo

Dr. Van Loo

Ashland logoIn 2013 Ashland University decided to take the bold step of reducing its tuition beginning in the fall.  Now, in the middle of the first year of what the school terms a “tuition reset,” Bob Tayek speaks with Dr. Scott Van Loo, the university’s Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing about the reasons for the decision and what changes have been observed at the university at this stage of its implementation.  Education institutions throughout the country are watching with interest to assess the results of this daring undertaking.

 

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Dialogues on Education – NASA Glenn at Great Lakes Science Center

April 24th, 2013 by admin
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greatScienceSpace exploration is surely one of the most exciting areas of scientific study, and Cleveland’s Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) is now the proud host of the official Visitor Center for the NASA Glenn Research Center.

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Centouri

Dante Centuori, Director of Creative Productions at the Center, describes “Dare to Explore,” the newest program available to the public, in this interview with Bob Tayek.  More information is available at http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/events/index.html and at www.greatscience.com.    You may also want to check out Dante’s  educational (and entertaining) videos on youtube! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vZLSWK3lLI )GLSC-dante centuori-NASA

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Dialogues on Education – NASA CORE

March 19th, 2012 by admin
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What does a farmhouse built in 1903 in Oberlin, Ohio, have to do with science education in the 21st century?  A lot more than you might expect, as such a house is the headquarters of NASA CORE, a worldwide distribution center for educational materials from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  Bob Tayek talks to its Director, Renee Elias, in this informative interview about NASA’s storehouse of materials ranging from posters and DVDs to curriculum development guides and how they are made available to educators at all levels.  If it is about rocketry, astronomy, or a related field, great ways to learn about it are available from this one-of-a-kind facility.   More information can be found at www.nasa.gov and the catalogue at http://corecatalog.nasa.gov/index.cfm.

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Dialogues on Education: Windmill at ECHS

February 9th, 2011 by admin
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Bob Tayek interviews Andrew Krakowiak, the president of Elyria Catholic High School about pending plans to erect a power-generating windmill at the school campus.  The program was originally broadcast on February 7, 2011.

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The Scholastic Games – Bloopers!

May 18th, 2010 by admin
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Believe it or not, when our programs are recorded, they are not absolutely perfect from beginning to end.  We hope that fans are not too shocked by this revelation.   Now that you’ve accostomed yourself to this surprising fact, sit back and laugh at some of our misfortunes that have occurred during the presentations of our quiz program.  (We’re realists, at least- we expect no sympathy whatsoever!)

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