Computer-based training (CBT) instruction is a very diverse and rapidly expanding spectrum of computer technologies that can assist anyone from a child to a doctor in teaching and learning a particular skill or process. This paper will describe the types of CBT and the disadvantages and advantages of using CBT. Examples of CBT applications include guided drill and practice exercises on learning a science such as physics or mathematics; the computerized visualization of
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of implementing and maintaining the necessary computer systems. Some student failures can be traced to inadequate teacher training in CBT systems. Student training in the computer technology may be required as well, and this process can distract from the core educational process. Although much effort has been directed at developing CBT systems that are easy to use and incorporate expert knowledge of teaching and learning, such systems are still far from achieving their full potential.