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Welding: Open Educational Resources
This guide lists the print, online, and media library resources relevant to this subject, as well as reliable, external web sources.
OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. ~ William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
For a more comprehensive overview on OER, see:
Open Educational Resources - a guide designed to assist faculty in the exploration, identification, selection and adoption of Open Educational Resources.
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Open Educational Resources in Welding Technology
These are examples of several Welding Technology-related OER. Additional OER in this subject may be found by searching the resources listed on the ACC Libraries primary Open Educational Resources Guide.
This 140 page pdf from SnoCAMP provides an in-depth, technical introduction on the topic of arc welding. Sections covered include the process of arc welding, the responsibilities of a welder, welding safety, and welding processes. This pdf is an excellent reference for students learning the basics of this type of welding technology.
This collection of Welding documents was developed by specialized subject matter experts who understand the full impact and methodology of working with and teaching Welding courses. Documents in the collection include: Weld Joint Design and Preparation, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding - Project 1, Shielded Metal Arc Welding - Project 2, Shielded Metal Arc Welding - Project 3, and Shielded Metal Arc Welding - Project 4.
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