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AMPA Free Trial Offer!

CA2VES and associated academic partners are pleased to announce a free trial of Advanced Manufacturing Production Associates (AMPA) curriculum available for Spring and Summer 2014 semesters. Why Choose AMPA? AMPA is a comprehensive curriculum designed to prepare students for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) assessment which is a stackable, industry recognized credential. What Courses [...]

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Investigating Navigational & Wayfinding Aids in Virtual Environments

STUDY 1: An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Navigational Aids in a Virtual Environment that Reinforces the Knowledge of Safety Protocols Through technological advancements, the use of virtual reality in education and training has increased. The CUVE team has developed a virtual reality based application to reinforce the knowledge of safety protocols in a manufacturing setting. [...]

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CUVE Develops Grinding Machine Modules

The Clemson University Virtual Environment (CUVE) team is currently developing simulations in the machining domain. The grinding machine module consists of a guided practice, open exercise and problem-based section. The guided practice takes the user step-by-step on how to use the grinding machine properly and the open exercise tasks the user with completing the steps [...]

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Make it in America Challenge

South Carolina’s advanced manufacturing and workforce development efforts took a significant step forward when the U.S. Department of Commerce and other departments and groups awarded Clemson University more than $3.5 million to support regional economic development and advanced skills training. As part of the federal government’s Make it in America Challenge, Clemson University Center for [...]

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It’s Time to Be a Game Changer

Clemson University Center for Workforce Development, Partnership for Academic and Career Education (PACE), Pendleton Regional Education Center (PREC) and Tri-County Technical College sponsored the Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Business & Education Forum on March 6, 2014. The event was held at the Clemson University Madren Conference Center and participants included P-12 educators, 2-year college representatives, [...]

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ASEE Conference for Industry & Education Collaboration (CIEC)

An Excerpt on the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference for Industry & Education Collaboration (CIEC) – Savannah, GA On February 6th, Dr. Ginny Hall, Clemson University Center for Workforce Development (CUCWD) Director of Digital Learning, along with Elaine Craft, Director of the South Carolina Advanced Technological Education (SCATE) Resource Center presented at the 2014 American [...]

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