programmed instruction

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noun Education.
  1. a progressively monitored, step-by-step teaching method, employing small units of information or learning material and frequent testing, whereby the student must complete or pass one stage before moving on to the next.

Origin of programmed instruction

First recorded in 1960–65
Also called programmed learning. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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