All Blog Posts Tagged 'technical' (9)

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Added by Donnie Smith on August 27, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Making a Career From Writing Auto Repair Estimates


What is an estimator?

An estimator is a person that writes auto repair estimates on vehicles that have been involved in an accident. The estimator must understand the basic car design and know the nomenclature of a vehicle. The estimator must also have good communication skills as they deal with customers on a daily basis. Not only does the estimator have to communicate with customers, but they will also be the contact person for the insurance companies, shop…


Added by Donnie Smith on July 26, 2011 at 7:35am — No Comments

The “College and Career Ready” Farce

The “College and Career Ready” Farce

Schools around the country are tossing out the old “College for All” slogan and replacing it with the popular Obama-school…

Added by Michael Dunn on January 23, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Contest For Technical (Auto) Instructors and Students - CB 3M Accuspray Contest Giveaway



Schools and colleges are almost over for this semester. To start the new semester off right, 3M and Collision…


Added by Donnie Smith on December 19, 2010 at 8:42am — No Comments

Synchronizing animation with the captivate demonstration

While working withAdobe Captivate, if animation and the demonstration do not play in sync, what can we do to resolve this problem?

Let me share the solution I got while exploring many options in the tool. When you insert animation in the form of SWF file in to your captivate project, many a times it loses its synchronization with the rest of the project. Even if you have created the animation in flash in sync with the voiceover, the pace difference in playing the slides is…


Added by anuja khaire on December 12, 2010 at 1:56am — No Comments

BCC Students Demonstrate How To Plug Weld - Technical Education

Student Led Plug Welding Demonstration

In this ABRN How2 tip Preston and Tucker, collision repair students at Butler Community College, are doing a student led demonstration, demonstrating how to perform a plug weld using a MIG welder. Once welded, they demonstrate a destructive test method to determine if the plug weld passes the test.

A plug weld can replace the factory spot welds when repairing a vehicle in a body repair shop.… Continue

Added by Donnie Smith on November 19, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Learning To Walk Before You Can Run - The Hierarchy Of Learning

The levels of learning within the cognitive domain are considered to be hierarchical, which requires the lower levels of learning to take place before the higher level learning can take place.

In simple terms you must, walk before run. Learning must take place one step at a time. However, many students expect to go from A to Z without learning everything in the middle. For example, in…


Added by Donnie Smith on December 24, 2009 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Should Technical Education be on the "cut list?"

There was an article in the Wichita Eagle this morning talking about the discussing the budget crunch their school district faces. They are anticipating that there will be programs that must be eliminated. Currently, technical education does not influence the individuals making these decisions. The Bush administration has been trying to eliminate funding to… Continue

Added by Donnie Smith on January 5, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Hacking the technical interview

Funny stuff and some actual thought provoking ideas can be found here about giving a "technical… Continue

Added by David Kapuler on July 19, 2008 at 7:50am — No Comments

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