In this animated object, learners examine three data compare instructions used by programmable logic controllers (PLCs). A practical application to show how these instructions are used in an industrial setting is provided.
The learner reads about the kinds of questions that are most effective to use on student questionnaires evaluating instruction. Generic evaluations are less helpful than evaluations focused on the specific types of instruction and learning expected in a content area. Sample questions are provided.
Learners consider the correct type of pushbutton to use as a Stop button, the way the Stop button should be hard wired, and the PLC input instruction to use. This animated object includes a short quiz. It is recommended that learners review the learning object “The PLC Examine-Off Instruction” before beginning this object.
In this interactive lesson, learners read and hear instructions for sending an e-mail. Steps are given for composing an e-mail message and for sending it. Students have an opportunity to write their own messages. A quiz follows the instruction.