COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING (CBT)
A) DEFINITION According to Baxler, CBT is any training that uses a computer as the focal point for instructional delivery.
WEB-BASED TRAINING (WBT)
A form of Computer-Based Training in which the training material resides on web pages accessible through the World Wide Web. Typical media elements used are text and graphics. Other media such as animation, audio and video can be used but required more bandwith and in some cases additional software.
Advantages of WBT
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REDUCED TRAINING COSTS WORLD-WIDE ACCESSIBLITIY IMPROVED TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES HAVE MADE ELECTRONIC INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY TO ADULTS LEARNERS A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION.
BENEFITS OF THE INTERNET
THE INTERNET HAS BENEFITED LEARNERS EVENTHOUGH THEY ARE AT A RISK OF INFORMATION OVERLOAD. IT OFFERS MORE PEOPLE, IRRESPECTIVE WHO THEY ARE, THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN CONSTANTLY EXCHANGING LESSON PLANS, CHATTING WITH OTHER TEACHERS AND SETTING UP VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS. INTERNET NOT ONLY AS A RESOURCE BUT ALSO AS A COLLABORATIVE TOOL TO WORK ON SCHOOL-BASED PROJECTS.