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ERIC Number: EJ901028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1066-8926
Advanced Manufacturing Training: Mobile Learning Labs
Vukich, John C.; Ackerman, Amanda A.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v34 n11 p932-935 2010
Across Colorado, manufacturing employers forecast an on-going need not only for workers who are interested in career opportunities but who are prepared to enter the advanced manufacturing industry with the necessary high-tech skills. Additionally, employers report concerns about replacing retiring workers that take with them decades of intellectual talent. Addressing workforce development in Colorado, particularly in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, Pueblo Community College (PCC) developed a strategy to increase capacity for delivering high quality hands-on instruction remotely by implementing industrial-grade Mobile Learning Labs. Skilled instructors utilize the labs to deliver training in Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing and Welding Systems. PCC offers many insights about successful strategies and critical "lessons learned" throughout each phase of the project. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Colorado
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Workforce Investment Act 1998