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Related to computer-assisted instruction: E-learning
computer-assisted instruction CAI; instructional activities that use a computer as the primary vehicle for teaching content or processes rather than one-to-one interaction with a student.
computer-assisted instruction (CAI)
a teaching process that uses a computer in the presentation of instructional materials, often in a way that requires the student to interact with it. Also called computer-assisted learning.
computer-assisted instructionAbbreviation: CAI
Computer-based instructional programs for individual learners. The term most often refers to drill and practice, tutorial, or simulation exercises used as stand-alone instruction or as supplementary materials. A more recent term is e-learning.
See also: instruction