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CBR and CBT: A Comparative Research Study

, University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-64-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


This proposed study will examine two approaches to computer training: Computer-Based Reference (e-manual computer program) and Computer-Based Training (tutorial computer program). Two learning theories (R. Mager, 1988, and A. Miller, 1960) and a critique of two existing transfer research will be reviewed to examine the two approaches. Since “time” is a major concern for teachers to learn computers on their own, the result of the study will help trainers make use of the most effective instructional tools for users to be used for self-paced training.


Jean-Charles, A. (2008). CBR and CBT: A Comparative Research Study. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3789-3791). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 19, 2018 from .

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