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Provides students with the step-by-step instructions that explain the task, show it being done, and any tools that might make it easier—along with how the results of the task should appear on the computer screen. Frees instructors from instructional chores to deal with other areas or reinforce student accomplishment. Ex.___
Supports text instructions with a generous use of detailed screen shots, actual drawings, and helpful graphics that appeal to students. Ex.___
Provides students instruction even when they have left the classroom. Ex.___
This accompanying website provides a self-assessment tool to test a student's understanding of key concepts. Questions are keyed to half of the Do This exercises and act as online practice quizzes. Ex.___
Provides students with added features, bits of knowledge, or suggestions for further study to promote learning after covering the basic material. Ex.___
Helps bring students fully up to speed with drawing skills, and enhance their understanding of topics. Ex.___
Reinforces learned material and validates student accomplishment. Ex.___
Gives student setup information, and encourages students to refer to previous lessons to complete projects for a variety of disciplines and mastery levels. Ex.___
Written at a level appropriate for introductory students. Ex.___
A book designed for novice AutoCAD users that is ideal for independent study. Sykes uses a step-by-step approach and over 1800 graphics to make learning AutoCAD 2000 easy. This book takes a three pronged approach to teaching AutoCAD by integrating print, CD-ROM, and web-based support to create a complete learning system.
I. THE BASICS.Lesson 1: Setup.
II. BEYOND THE BASICS.Lesson 7: Adding Flavor to Your Drawings with Layers.
III. SOME MORE ADVANCED TECHNIQUES.Lesson 11: Some Useful Drawing Tips.
IV. RAZZLE DAZZLE.Lesson 18: Hatching and Section Lines.