Interactive CourseWare


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Interactive CourseWare

(ICW) A training program controlled by a computer that relies on trainee input to determine the order and pace of instruction delivery. The trainee advances through the sequence of instructional events by making decisions and selections. The instruction branches according to the trainee's responses.

ICW is a US military term which includes computer-aided instruction and computer-based training.
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