teaching machine



a mechanical, electrical, or other automatic device that presents the user with items of information in planned sequence, registers his or her response to each item, and immediately indicates the acceptability of each response.

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  • They were in nowise above the teaching-machine variety of school masters.

    My Reminiscences

    Rabindranath Tagore

British Dictionary definitions for teaching machine

teaching machine


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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