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tutorial system

a system of education, especially in some colleges, in which instruction is given personally by tutors, who also act as general advisers of a small group of students in their charge.
Origin of tutorial system
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
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  • Before 1856 the professorial system of teaching had long lain in abeyance, and the tutorial system had prevailed alone.

    Oxford and Her Colleges Goldwin Smith
  • Oxford and Cambridge Universities operated under a tutorial system.

British Dictionary definitions for tutorial system

tutorial system

a system, mainly in universities, in which students receive guidance in academic or personal matters from tutors
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