The courses are designated for Professional Development of Welding Educators teaching secondary and post-secondary welding programs.
Instructor: Dr. Rick Polanin- Illinois Central College
“Instructional Design & Teaching Strategies for Welding Instruction course covers development of a welding program from needs assessment through curriculum development, and teaching strategies to development and evaluation of student achievement. The module content includes welding program development, writing program and course objectives, use of advisory committees, curriculum development, learning theory, teaching methods, learning styles, laboratory teaching, organization, and assignment development, and evaluation methods. The instructor’s assignments completed while attending Module 6 will provide the instructor with a portfolio of material that may be used for development and improvement of their welding program.
Weld-Ed Training Opportunity
Participants will receive a complete set of training materials for classroom use. Lunch will be provided at the training site each day. Participants are responsible for travel, lodging and all other meals.
There’s a maximum of 20 participants per location. If course enrollment is less than 10, the course will be cancelled with full refund of registration fee. Notice of cancellation will be given one month prior to start of class. Secondary and post-secondary teachers are eligible to apply for Weld-Ed training. These courses will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance by the National Center for Welding Education and Training. Each module is worth 4 CEU’s.