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Augmented Reality

An enhanced version of reality where live direct or indirect views of physical real-world environments are augmented with superimposed computer-generated images over a user's view of the real-world, thus enhancing one's current perception of reality.


Blended Learning

Any teaching concept that combines online digital components with face-to-face sessions. The combination of those two elements should be arranged in a way that the advantages of each are interlocked.

“The term blended learning is generally applied to the practice of using both online and in-person learning experiences when teaching students. In a blended-learning course, for example, students might attend a class taught by a teacher in a traditional classroom setting, while also independently completing online components of the course outside of the classroom. In this case, in-class time may be either replaced or supplemented by online learning experiences, and students would learn about the same topics online as they do in class…”
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"CBT" stands for Computer-Based Training and is a modern way of learning. Before the extensive use of the internet for e-learning, computers have been used for education purposes. A well-known subset which has been established within this process is the WBT (Web-Based Training).

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The act of engaging oneself. 

Synonyms: dedication, involvement, engagement. 


The quality of being competent; possession of required skill, knowledge, qualification, or capacity.

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