University of Wisconsin – Platteville
Teaching CNC Machine Programming Using Virtual Machines
Presentation will focus on the author’s successful method of teaching CNC lathe and mill programming using virtual machines. Audience will find the presentation useful because most engineering and technology programs face budget and space constraints to keep updating CNC machines in laboratories. Typical programming assignments in the industrial engineering course on manufacturing system design are presented and discussed.
Collaborative Learning in General Engineering Courses
Presentation will focus on the author’s teaching experience during past four decades with and without collaborative learning activities in general engineering courses. Author will list and discuss motivation for using collaborative learning activities in introductory level engineering courses. Presentation will conclude with student feedback in two courses.