Technology Facilities

There are technology-enhanced classrooms used for teaching purposes at Central Hower Community School.  They will be available for College of Education classes in Spring 2015.  Call us at (330) 972-5316 to reserve a room!

Students may also borrow laptops or video cameras for short-term use.  A University ID, second form of ID, and university email account are required.  Stop in Central Hower 312 to make arrangements!

  • SmartBoard Teaching Studios - Central Hower 310A and 310B
  • Desktop Computer Lab/Classroom - Central Hower 312

Instructional Technology Organizations and Associations

Each organization listed below sponsors an annual conference. For dates and details visit the website.


Groups and Individuals

  • InTro (Instructional Technology On-Line) - provides a clearing house for electronic articles on IT.
  • Theory into Practice (TIP) - a tool intended to make learning and instructional theory more accessible to educators. This site lists the major theories that influence teaching and learning.
  • Students in South Africa assembled a web-based Who's Who in Instructional Technology.

Professional Journals in Instructional Technology

Theory and Research

Formal Education

Corporate Training

Multimedia Design/Production




Please email Dr. Ward for initial contact:

Dr. Cheryl Ward

Dr. Cheryl Ward
(440) 417-2997

Dr. I-Chun Tsai Dr. I-Chun Tsai
(330) 972-6774

Employment with Your Master's Degree

There are numerous online resources available to find education jobs. However, the quality of the sites vary greatly. Here are some of the better ones:

Colleges and Universities

  • Chronicle of Higher Education - Job listings from the premier publication of higher education.
  • HigherEdJobs - Another good source of positions from colleges and universities.
  • Academic360 - A comprehensive site with both job listings and information about associations related to the various academic fields.
  • UA Jobs - For those looking to work at The University of Akron.

Primary and Secondary Schools

General Job Search Sites


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