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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Wednesday, July 20 • 1:10pm - 2:15pm
Bridging the Gap: Connecting K12 & Higher Ed in Ohio

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As students transition from a high school to a college/university setting, they are likely to encounter vastly different experiences. Too often, there is an expectation and preparation gap for students making this transition. At The Ohio State University, College Ready Ohio is working to bridge these gaps, connecting high school teachers and university faculty to work bidirectionally toward building a bridge for students in transition.

This session will highlight where some of these gaps exist, both culturally and pedagogically, and explore how collaborative efforts to build learning communities has improved teaching and learning at both the secondary and postsecondary levels in Ohio.


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Benjamin Scragg

Program Manger - College Ready Ohio, The Ohio State University
Ben works in the Office of Distance Education and eLearning at The Ohio State University, where he is the Program Manager for College Ready Ohio, a state-funded grant initiative aiming to bridge the worlds of K12 and higher education through teacher professional development, strategic technology implementation, and online/hybrid learning. In addition, Ben coordinates OSU's GE Online initiative, which aims to develop beautiful online sections of... Read More →


Wednesday July 20, 2016 1:10pm - 2:15pm
Berkeley - Mezzanine/2nd Floor Boston Park Plaza
  • Intended Audience General
  • Strand Creating Vision and Managing Change
  • Session Level All

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