Electronics Yorkshire puts learning on-line

March 2007
Electronics Weekly;3/7/2007, Issue 2278, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports that electronics company Electronics Yorkshire has introduced a series of online learning courses. Courses currently available include lead-free soldering and electrostatic discharge (ESD) awareness. Further courses that are scheduled to go online include advanced surface mount techniques. The ESD awareness course provides an explanation of ESD and what steps can be taken to eliminate the damage it causes.


Related Articles

  • Parallel Note-Taking: A Strategy for Effective Use of Webnotes. Pardini, Eleanor A.; Domizi, Denise P.; Forbes, Daniel A.; Pettis, Gretchen V. // Journal of College Reading & Learning;Spring2005, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p38 

    Many instructors supply online lecture notes but little attention has been given to how students can make the best use of this resource. Based on observations of student difficulties with these notes, a strategy called parallel note-taking was developed for using online notes. The strategy is a...

  • Four Myths About E-Learning.  // Benefits & Compensation Digest;Sep2009, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p10 

    The article discusses myths about electronic learning (E-learning). The quality of E-learning is claimed to be poor because it is so inexpensive compared to other means of training. Another myth said that students will not learn from this format of learning. Also claimed is that E-learning...

  • Straddling the Atlantic. Naish, Richard // e.learning age;May2008, p10 

    The article presents information on the global market for electronic-learning (e-learning). Global Industry Analysts Inc. reported that the value of e-learning market is around £9 billion as of May 2008. As reported, the U.S. share of the market accounts for 60 percent of that, whereas U.S....

  • Ten things we love about e-learning. Naish, Richard // e.learning age;Dec2009/Jan2010, p9 

    The article outlines the things professionals love about electronic learning (e-learning). According to the article, e-learning is lively, motivated and friendly, it is constantly evolving and its results affect thousands of people. E-learning professionals are always in demand, always learning...

  • Using the Debate as a Teaching Tool in the Online Classroom. Jugdev, Kam; Markowski, Carrie; Mengel, Thomas // Online Classroom;Oct2004, p4 

    Discusses the use of debate as a teaching tool in an online classroom. Level of learning observed in students involved in peer interaction; Benefit of students from engaging in a debate; Design of the debate format.

  • Trial by Fire: Online Teaching Tips That Work. Norin, Lori; Wall, Tim // Online Classroom;Oct2007, p3 

    The article presents tips for using hybrid WebCT that would simplify and enhance the teaching experience. Online instructors must inform their students where to find the syllabus online. They must also instruct their students to submit an acceptance form electronically. To avoid confusing...

  • That's Debatable: Pump Up Your Online Courses, Part 3. Shank, Patti // Online Classroom;Jan2009, p4 

    The article presents the process of debate as a course activity for students where they are allowed to think deeply, promote openmindedness, build tolerance for opposing views and see beyond the obvious. The debates on economic and political issues at "The Economist" that uses the Oxford style...

  • Web-Based Instruction in China: Cultural and Pedagogical Implications and Challenges. Lee, Doris; Johari, Abbas // Educational Technology Research & Development;2004, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p101 

    Reports on the cultural and pedagogical implications related to the use of Web-based instruction in China. Literature review on the use of Web-based instruction in the country; Problems encountered in the use of Web-based instruction; Comparison between Web-based instruction and traditional...

  • Initiating e-learning by stealth, participation and consultation in a late majority institution. Luckin, Rose; Shurville, Simon; Browne, Tom // Journal of Organisational Transformation & Social Change;2006, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p317 

    The extent to which opportunities afforded by e-learning are embraced by an institution can depend in large measure on whether it is perceived as enabling and transformative or as a major and disruptive distraction. Most case studies focus on the former. This paper describes how e-learning was...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics