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Posted on June 6, 2020 by weldingt

This meeting will bring up some discussion topics related to High School Students being Dual enrolled in postsecondary welding programs. I would love perspectives from HS teachers and PostSecondary teachers that are involved in dual enrollment programs. I have an longstanding opinion from before my time as a HS instructor and that feeling has been…

Posted on May 9, 2020 by weldingt

The weeks meeting was from Lincoln Electric and is followed by some good discussion about teaching welding. If you have not had an opportunity to see the online offerings from Lincoln Electric yet, now would be a good time. They do a good job with the presentation and some great questions are asked. Here is…

Posted on May 4, 2020 by weldingt

NOTE: this meeting was at 2:00 PM EST instead of 1:00 PM EST The audio recording is at https://anchor.fm/weldingclassroom/episodes/Welding-Instructors-Meeting-Audion-6-May-2020-CengageLarry-Jeffus-edr8ob

Posted on July 4, 2020 by weldingt

Here are a few images from a MS Access Database Application that can be used for filling out welder qualification records. There is no code checking or anything like that at this time. The data that is stored consists of welder information, test ranges, and data specific to a welder test. You essentially enter Welder…

Posted on June 22, 2020 by weldingt

The summer work has not been as continuous as I would have liked and I have a day off tomorrow. Our past meetings have been on WED. but this one will be on TUESDAY! I would love to get together and talk about projects that you have your students do. Maybe share your ideas with…

Posted on June 19, 2020 by weldingt

I hope this day finds all of you well! It has been a couple of weeks since we have had an online instructors meeting. I have not been able to put much energy into this as I have been chasing some summer time work. I was able to take a test with the Sheetmetal Workers…

Posted on June 7, 2020 by weldingt

As instructors, we have a great responsibility to be knowledgeable about many aspects of the welding trade. We will never know everything but we should always try to move forward. I will be starting a course to help instructors become a little more familiar with the requirements for welder qualification testing. This course will be…

Posted on June 2, 2020 by weldingt

This meeting focused on attendees presenting their thoughts for a few minutes related to how they get new welding students started in welding. I started it off and probably talked too much…but it was a good time! Here is the link to the video. https://youtu.be/nZgihrQbDC4 Here is a link to the audio file. https://anchor.fm/weldingclassroom/episodes/Welding-Instructors-Meeting-632020-ef0h10

Posted on May 25, 2020 by weldingt

Welder Qualification Testing and Certification. This meeting was an introduction to concepts related to welder performance qualification testing. This was intended to be centered around the requirements of AWS D1.1 but instead discusses general considerations related to the subject. There is noise in the audio. Sorry. The audio only file is not uploaded as of…

Posted on May 14, 2020 by weldingt

Our meeting this week had a presentation from Hobart about their training program. Here is the audio recording- https://anchor.fm/weldingclassroom/episodes/Welding-Instructor-Meeting-20-May-20-eebjgj Here is the video of the presentation-Unedited https://youtu.be/_X3jGvAq9-s Here is the video of who was logged in-https://youtu.be/Rz8-vDgsYrI If you have any feedback about the meeting, please use the form at https://forms.gle/34sEEayR9MrUeERRA Also, one of the links…

Posted on May 8, 2020 by weldingt

There is an opportunity to participate in an online course for learning online teaching skills. I think its great so far but I’m a geek that way. Check out the .pdf document with the instructions. https://www.acteonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CTE-Learn-Offer-Extended.pdf

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