Technology and training By Brendan Nagle02/25/2002|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/23/2002 Remember the first time you heard the words computer-based training? For some of us, that fateful day could have been up to 30 years ago. The message then was the same as the message today — computers can help people learn. Even though the message is the same, the messenger is looking a lot different these days.What’s newFirst, delivery systems have improved. More computing power has allowed trainers to spice up CBT with audio, video, interactive animation, 3D graphics and real-time conferencing. Internet protocol tools such as HTML, XML and Java have helped to popularize the computer network as the delivery platform of choice. Any system that can display a browser such as Netscape or Internet Explorer can be a tool for serving up media-rich learning content. The Internet has placed the “e” squarely in the forefront of learning. Online is the preferred delivery mechanism. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.