WCTC manufacturing programs adapt during pandemic

Since spring 2020, Waukesha County Technical College manufacturing programs, like most other programs at the College, had to adapt quickly to changing circumstances due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Online course simulation materials once considered “nice to have” became “need to have,” said Mike Shiels, dean of WCTC’s School of Applied Technologies. And, in the process of implementing online courses and supplementing practical learning with virtual simulators -- for programs such as Automation Systems Technology and Metal Fabrication among others, Shiels said many benefits have emerged as these innovative learning tools have been used.

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