With campuses in both Piqua and Greenville, Edison State Community College serves a broad, diverse student population. eTutoring fills a need for students who may not be struggling but could reach a higher potential with extracurricular support.
Kelvin Trefz recently was named executive director of eStudent Services by Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey. Trefz’ comprehensive background in educational technology and instructional design will be an asset as he leads the state-funded educational technology organization. Find out more about the new eStudent Services director in our press release.
Katelyn Durbin finished high school with two years of college under her belt, completed two bachelor’s degrees and a minor in only three years at the University of Findlay, and is now earning a doctorate in veterinary medicine concurrently with a master’s in public health. This all may not have happened without programs offered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and eStudent Services.
Mitch Wilson, the eStudent Services’ program coordinator, joined the staff in 2013 and assists in managing the tutors of eTutoring and the students’ questions, the daily operations of eTutoring, webinar hosting design and editing, data analysis and school communications. But there's a lot more to him than just those eSS work duties. Check out Mitch's Meet the Staff profile to learn about his background and what he does away from OH-TECH.
The goal of the eTutoring Collaborative program is to have these vital services available to all of the more than 600,000 college and university students studying in Ohio.
Karen Boyd, eTutoring Coordinator, has a passion for helping students reach the “aha” moment in learning. Karen recently discussed topics with eStudent Services such as why eTutoring is important for students, the touching story behind her kissing angels collection and why she tells people she is WYSIWYG. Check out Karen's story in our newest Staff Profile.
OhioLearns is Ohio's higher education statewide course catalog of distance learning courses and degrees. Over 115,000 students enrolled in Ohio public higher educations' distance learning courses in fall of 2010.
More than 112,000 Ohio college students have access to free online tutoring in Algebra, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, Physics, Statistics and Writing.
Anna Bendo, eStudent Services’ special project coordinator, began her interest in educational technology in graduate school. Through eStudent Services she is able to help improve higher education for all Ohioans. Find out more about her role here, her love for knitting and the motto she lives by in our "Meet the Staff" profile.