Date: Tuesday April 22, 2014

Time: 1 PM ET

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: Free



Professor and course developer, John Schemmel will discuss how to incorporate ASTM's new online training tools for Concrete Field, Concrete Strength, Aggregates and Self-Consolidating Concrete into your training programs.

These self-guided, online training tools include complete texts of ASTM standards, slide presentations covering essential content, hands on video demonstrations by experts, step by step outlines of the procedures, glossaries of essential terms and self-guided review quizzes with automatic grading.

These online training tools will help boost performance and provide certification exam preparation for your students and employees.


Attendees Will Learn:

  • Best ways to incorporate ASTM's Concrete Field, Concrete Strength, Aggregates and Self-Consolidating Concrete programs into your training programs
  • Key features of the online training programs (such as demonstration videos of procedures, procedural outlines, self-grading quizzes, data sheets, etc.)
  • How to set up learning plans, track learners progress and run score reports through the ASTM Learning Center
  • What additional programs are in development such as asphalt and soils


Who Should Attend:

Lab Technicians, Field Technicians, Construction Inspectors, Quality Control Technicians; QA/QC Technicians, Construction Materials Testing Technicians, Material Tech Engineers, Civil Engineering Professors, Deans, and other Faculty Members



John J. Schemmel
Professor of Civil Engineering Valparaiso University

Dr. Schemmel is a professional civil enginer with interests in construction materials, standards development, as well as structural analysis and design. His research and writing has focused primarily on concrete and related products. He is very active in the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Dr. Schemmel is a Fellow of ACI and recipient of the ACI Certification Award. He serves on the Executive Sub-committee for ASTM C09 - Concrete and Aggregates. While at the University of Arkansas, Dr. Schemmel founded eTEC LLC (Engineering Training and Education Consultants). eTEC develops computer based training for individuals who work in the construction industry.