Education and Technology Resources for EODA members

EODA Education and Technology Resources

Broadband Expansion in Eastern Ohio:

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


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

2009 Horizon Report: Economic Development Edition

2020 Forecast: The Future of Education

Business to Business networking in Appalachia

Free web video or audio conferencing tool

Ohio's iTunes U: This is sponsored by eTech Ohio. It offers over 2,200 learning modules.

Merlot: Everyone is encouraged to explore Merlot with its 21,378 learning objects which are all free.

Second Life (Build an avatar and go virtual!)

Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy

Ohio Secretary of State Web Site – Better Lives. Better Ohio - Provides businesses with easy access about the quality of life in their communities.

How to start and write a Blog

50 personal productivity BLOGS

Amazing web site that links to around a thousand video tutorials on all manner of subjects