Computer training and technological skills have played a large part in the advancement in multiple arenas of educating and training adult learners. The military’s use of computer training and technology to educate its leadership, and training that supports the operation readiness of the military as a whole, demonstrates the importance that computers and technology plays in our national preparedness. The civilian applications of computers and technology for non-traditional and disabled students have been dramatic. On-line delivery of training and supportive technology allows access to disabled learners and has opened new worlds and access to talent previously left untapped. There are advancements into multiple formats and delivery systems that are enhancing access to learning through cloud computing and mobile access devices, which have dramatically improved the ability to reach more students with better tools, and current information. The impact of computers and technology on training clearly outlines the advances in education and training that are benefiting not only educators and students, but also our society as a whole.
Keywords: computer, technology, adult learner, training, educate, military, civilian, nontraditional, disabled, cloud computing, mobile learning
Computer Technology in Education:
Impact on Military and Nontraditional Civilian Adult Learners
Educational technology has been evolving over several centuries. With advances in computer technology, the…