teaching machine

  1. an automatic device that presents the user with items of information in planned sequence, registers their response to each item, and immediately indicates the acceptability of each response.

Origin of teaching machine

First recorded in 1955–60

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teaching machine

  1. a machine that presents information and questions to the user, registers the answers, and indicates whether these are correct or acceptable

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