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Virtual Welding Trainers

Virtual Welding Trainers

Weld-Ed, the National Center for Welding Education and Training have provided this Power Point presentation entitled �Virtual Welding Trainers� that covers the pros and cons of implementing a virtual welding program in education. Virtual welding programs have gained attention in the past years because of a decrease in the welding workforce and increasing workforce performance. This slide show provides a history and examples of virtual reality simulation. There are lists of benefits, like instant feedback and reduced environmental concerns. Also provided are virtual welding development barriers, such as high start-up costs. Last but not least, there is a list of other institutions that are using virtual welding programs.

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