Future Course in PLTW: Computer Intregrated Manufacturing (CIM)
Utilizing the activity-project-problem-based (APPB) teaching and learning pedagogy, students will analyze, design, and build manufacturing systems.While implementing these designs, students will continually hone their interpersonal skills, creative abilities, and understanding of the design process. Students apply knowledge gained throughout the course in a final open-ended problem to build a factory system.
Computer Integrated Manufacturing is a high school level course that is appropriate for 10th, 11th, or 12thgrade students interested in manufacturing and automation. It is recommended that students are concurrently enrolled in grade level mathematics and science courses and have successfully completed the Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) course.
CIM is one of the specialization courses in the Project Lead The Way high school engineering program. The course applies and concurrently develops secondary-level knowledge and skills in mathematics, science, and technology.