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Wood Products Education Institute

UWL offers 2 GRAD credits

EDS 500, section 723

Course dates: June 26–29, 2017 (30 hours as arranged)
Hartford High School, Hartford, Wis.

Target audience:  Grade 6-14 Technology Education instructors

This course is designed to provide technology education instructors with the knowledge and skills to implement and evaluate student projects based upon current practices used in the wood products industry. Cabinet making and panel processing techniques will be emphasized by using a project based learning activity. Participants will be evaluated by showcasing techniques and theories learned in class through application testing.

Participants will create a product using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, Computer
Numerical Control (CNC) machines, and Panel Processing technology.

The course’s curriculum will include theory instruction and hands on experiences related to:
Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine
operations, and Panel Processing equipment and technology. The class will include a tour of a
local Harford industry that showcases these technologies.

WI Teaching Standards: 1, 2, 4, 6 and 10

Course syllabus

Instructor: Joseph Ciontea

Workshop registration is separate from credit course registration.

Workshop fee is separate and in addition to credit tuition fee. Two GRAD credits are available to participants. The student must attend the workshop to receive credit.

University credit application and instructions for GRAD credit. This application form is also available at the workshop with the instuctor, Joseph Ciontea.

Questions, please contact: Briana Meuer, Credit Coordinator, 608.785.6513 or