Making the Workplace Talk to You: Using Visual Controls
By Kaye Krueger
Learners examine how visual controls help to manage the workplace. Photos of visual controls are provided.
Identifying Non-Random Patterns on a Control Chart
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
In this learning activity you'll recognize several patterns on an Xbar and R control chart. These non-random patterns are indications that the process is not in a state of statistical control.
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore the operation of frequency division using several different types of counters.
Sequencer Output Instruction for the SLC-500 PLC
By Craig Hemken
Learners examine the fundamental concepts of sequencer output instruction. A simulated example shows a sequencer in operation.
Lathe Project: Turning Between Centers
By Thaddeus Hetzer
Learners read work instructions and view a drawing for turning between centers on a lathe.
The learner will gain an understanding of the modes of axis movement for successful robot programming.
Robotic Welding Instructions
The learner will gain an understanding of how a robot uses welding instructions to perform tasks. This learning activity includes video.
Grinding Safety for Welders
The learner will...be able to safely use grinding equipment in the welding and metal fabrication shop.
Pick Your Partners
By Dave Bunnow
In this scenario for working in teams, the learner reads profiles of six company employees and then chooses three people to work on a team on which the learner will also serve. The learner writes a justification of his/her decisions.
Maintenance Roles in Effective Teams
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners identify maintenance roles and match statements characteristic of each role. This activity has audio content.
Current and Voltage Parameters of Digital Circuitry
By Patrick Hoppe
In this interactive learning object, students read about the voltage and current parameters commonly found on a data sheet. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Layout Project: Tool Bit Grinding Gage
By Kelly Curran
This project gives the student a drawing and steps to complete an activity.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
Wiring Integrated Circuits
Instructions on how to wire an integrated circuit are given.
Designing a Ladder Diagram
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this animated object, learners examine the design of a ladder circuit that provides manual control to a water pumping system. Students also study modifications to the circuit as the complexity of the system increases.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Learners read the legal definition of sexual harassment and then evaluate two situations to determine if the behavior should be reported as possible sexual harassment.
Quality Basics: The Pareto Chart
In this learning activity you'll calculate percentages, cumulative percentages, and answer questions related to sample Pareto charts.
Lathe Project: Process Planning - Tap Handle 2 (Casting Setup)
This project gives steps to complete the activity.
Lathe Project: Alternate Thread Forms - Left Hand Threads
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Lockout / Tagout
In this learning activity you'll review the information and images on lockout and tagout procedures.
Safety - Rigging & Lifting
In this learning activity you'll review rigging and lifting.
Sterling Drill Grinder
In this document you'll review the Sterling Drill Grinder.
Project Sheet - Indicator Rod
This lesson provides a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Cutting Speeds & RPM Calculations
In this document you'll review an overview of cutting speeds and RPM calculations.
Project Sheet: Angle Plate Part 1