Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) is an online non-credit course designed for the student who wishes to learn the basics of AutoCAD software. This course covers using the software to draw, modify, annotate, dimension, and print 2D drawings. The course is self-guided and uses a required textbook. The course also includes demonstration videos created by the instructor. Students will complete exercises from the textbook using a student version of AutoCAD. At the successful completion of the course, students will earn a certificate of completion.
Students will have direct contact with the instructor at Northland to answer questions and to customize the course to the student's desired learning outcomes. There are no pre-defined dates or meeting times. Class is self-guided and to be completed by December 31, 2022.
Students should have basic computer skills and should be able to open and save files to specific locations such as flash drives; send an email with an attachment; and download software and apps.
The instructor is Erin Bulger, Northland's Architectural Technology & Design faculty member.
Bring to Class:
Questions about accessing the class should be directed to Tasha Draeving at (218)683-8649 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As a student, you will need a STAR ID. You should receive an email prompting you to set up your STAR ID at this site:
Please use your Minnesota State student issued STAR ID to log into the online CAD class at this site:
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