Fabtech 2012 Educational Annual Program

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AWS Educational Sessions FABTECH 2012 Video Presentations

A Welding Engineering Educational Legacy
by Yoni Adonyi
LeTourneau University
Teaching the Science of Welding
by David Hernandez
American Welding Society

Recruiting Students into Welding Programs
by Suresh Babu, James Mosman & Anver Classens

Graduate Welding Engineering Education through Research
by Dr. Sudarsanam Suresh Babu
The Ohio State University

The Future of Welding Education
by Timothy Gill
EDCO Industries, LLC
Connecting the Welder to the Business of the Weld Shop
by Scott A. Miner
Las Positas College

Critical Roles for Welding Trade Schools
by Scott A. Mazzulla
Hobart Institute of Welding Technologies
Bridging the Gap Between Welding Education and Employer Expectation
by Dwight Myers
ESAB Welding & Cutting

Motivating a New Generation of Student through Gamification and Crowdsourcing
by David Hernandez
American Welding Society
Mastery Based Blended Learning
by Robert Shigley
Victor Technologies

Practical Welding Metallurgy Object Lessons about Solidification
by Larry Zirker
Idaho National Laboratory
Lincoln Supports Welding Education
by Jason Schmidt
Lincoln Electric Company

AWS Educational Sessions FABTECH 2012


Course Length

Varies per presentation




Free of Charge

Geared toward welding educators, this program highlights the latest developments and best practices in welding education.

The AWS Education Committee along with the AWS Education Services Department host the Education Annual Program at the FABTECH Exposition. In an effort to make this valuable content available to a broader audience, AWS has made the majority of the program sessions available here free of charge.


What is a virtual conference?

A virtual conference is a video recording of a live conference presented in a high-quality, on-demand format that can accessed at any time, from anywhere with an internet connection. Virtual conferences offer the flexibility to watch educational presentations at your schedule and pace.

What does this conference cover?

The annual AWS FABTECH Educational Program covers a wide range of topics in welding education, including the latest developments in technology, instruction, recruitment, standards, curriculum design, and corporate partnerships.

Who should watch these presentations?

The AWS FABTECH Educational Program is ideal for welding educators, school administrators, guidance counselors, and other professionals responsible for improving the quality of welding education.

Where were these presentations captured?

The 2012 AWS FABTECH Educational Program was presented and recorded at the FABTECH Exposition in Las Vegas, NV from November 13, 2012 to November 14, 2012.

Can I link these presentations on my website or blog?

Linking is permitted and encouraged solely for educational purposes. The American Welding Society retains the copyright to all of the presentations featured on the American Welding Society website. It must be clear that the information originates with AWS Learning and all AWS trademarks, logos, trademark and copyright symbols and attribution must remain in place.

Can I attend the next AWS FABTECH EXPO?

Absolutely! FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. More information on the latest Annual Program is available at FABTECH Expo website.
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