Computer-Based Training

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Computer-Based Training

(CBT) Training (of humans) done by interaction with a computer. The programs and data used in CBT are known as "courseware."
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(Computer-Based Training) Using the computer for training and instruction. CBT programs are called "courseware" and provide interactive training sessions for all disciplines. Using graphics extensively, CBT was originally introduced on LaserDiscs, then CD-ROMs and, later, online. CBT courseware is typically developed with authoring languages that are designed to create interactive question/answer sessions. See MOOC, CMI and e-learning.
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