Learning, Training, and Human Performance Glossary

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web based instruction (WBI)

Web-based Instruction is delivered over public or private computer networks and displayed by a Web browser. WBI is available in many formats and several terms are linked to it; on-line courseware, distance education on-line, etc. WBI is not downloaded CBT, but rather on-demand training stored in a server and accessed across a network. WBI can be updated very rapidly, and access to the training controlled by the training provider. Also see eLearning

workbook

A handout that contains procedures and exercises designed to assist the learner in achieving the learning objectives.

worker efficiency

A measure (usually computed as a percentage) of worker performance that compares the standard time allowed to complete a task to the actual worker time to complete it.

work sample

The use of number of random samples to determine the frequency with which certain activities are performed. Performance on a work sample is frequently used as a criterion against which prediction devices in evaluation are validated.

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Updated September 1, 2016. Created April 4, 2005.

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