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Design and Implementation of Computer‐Based Training: A Quality Assurance Approach

Ruel L.A. Ellis (Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies)
Prakash Persad (Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies)

Asian Journal on Quality

ISSN: 1598-2688

Article publication date: 21 August 2004

Abstract

Distance education is a non‐traditional mode of training and can take many forms, one of which is the use of Computer Based Training (CBT). This paper reviews various quality assurance models for designing the delivery of programmes at the universities and other training institutions. It presents the findings of a CBT research that is currently being carried out at the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of the West Indies, Trinidad. The significance of the research is discussed with particular emphasis on the influence of curricula sequencing on knowledge acquisition in learners of varying cognitive styles. The paper concludes that adherence to quality assurance principles could result in the enhanced performance of users of the CBT.

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Ellis, R.L.A. and Persad, P. (2004), "Design and Implementation of Computer‐Based Training: A Quality Assurance Approach", Asian Journal on Quality, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 26-44. https://doi.org/10.1108/15982688200400011

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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