This is a learning object describing what a learning object actually is. This will take us through the definition of a learning object and break down each segment to help clarify the mystery of this wonderful online tool for teaching and learning.
This learning object will be used in conjunction with the DNA collection methods learning object. This learning object will cover the errors that were present in the DNA collection methods learning object and how they could be corrected.
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
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 object, learners examine sectional views used in engineering drawings. The sections shown are full, half, offset, aligned, revolved, and broken-out. Learners match drawings of sectional views with the names of the views.
In this interactive object, learners examine standard and metric thread specifications used in engineering drawings. In a brief quiz, they identify various internal and external thread representations.
Automotive Electrical Systems: VAT-40 Starting System Test
In this highly interactive and animated object, learners examine the VAT-40 battery starting and charging system tester and study how the tester is used to diagnose vehicle starting system problems. This object has audio.
Learners study how a circuit converts the AC output of a linear voltage differential transformer (LVDT) into variable DC voltage. It is recommended that learners view the learning object IAU7807, “The LVDT: A Linear Voltage Differential Transformer in Action” before going through this object.
Learners examine the occurrence of overflow and underflow conditions in a programmable logic controller. It is recommended that users view the learning object “Signed Binary Numbers” in advance of this object.