Education and Technology Resources for EODA members

EODA Education and Technology Resources


Broadband Expansion in Eastern Ohio:

http://www.ohiomiddlemile.org/

Ohio Middle Mile Consortium (OMMC) partners Com Net, Inc., Horizon Telcom, OneCommunity and OARnet formed a public-private partnership to create a comprehensive statewide plan to expand broadband infrastructure to the underserved and unserved areas of the state. This plan focuses on community anchor institutions such as schools, hospitals, public safety and local governments to ensure the development of an affordable and sustainable broadband program.


"Green" legislation

Ohio Introduces Legislation to Mandate Green Building Certification

The Ohio House has introduced H.B. 7 which would require new construction be certified as a green building under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program.

Ohio Green Building Law

THE OHIO GREEN BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION LAW RESOURCE

Ohio Environmental Council

The mission of the Ohio Environmental Council is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home.


Online Learning Resources:

2009 Horizon Report: Education
http://www.nmc.org/publications/2009-horizon-report

2009 Horizon Report: Economic Development Edition
http://www.nmc.org/publications/2009-horizon-biz-report

2020 Forecast: The Future of Education
http://www.futureofed.org/

Business to Business networking in Appalachia
http://ohiob2b.org/b2b/

Free web video or audio conferencing tool
www.skype.com

Ohio's iTunes U: This is sponsored by eTech Ohio. It offers over 2,200 learning modules.
http://www.etech.ohio.gov/ohioonitunesu/ohioonitunesu.dot

Merlot: Everyone is encouraged to explore Merlot with its 21,378 learning objects which are all free.
http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm

Second Life (Build an avatar and go virtual!)
www.secondlife.com

Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy
http://aede.osu.edu/programs/Swank/

Ohio Secretary of State Web Site – Better Lives. Better Ohio - Provides businesses with easy access about the quality of life in their communities.
http://www.sos.state.oh.us/

How to start and write a Blog
http://www.awaionline.com/howtomakemoneyonline/?utm_source=Peashoot&

50 personal productivity BLOGS
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/50-personal-productivity-
blogs-youve-never-heard-of-before-and-about-a-dozen-you-probably-have.html

Amazing web site that links to around a thousand video tutorials on all manner of subjects
http://www.khanacademy.org/