programmed learning


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programmed learning

An interactive system of education in which information is presented in small increments. As each new fact or concept is introduced, students are required to use what they have learned by responding to a prescribed series of questions. Mastery of each topic must be demonstrated before a student can proceed to more advanced subject matter.
See: Skinner box
See also: learning
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In each step along the way, programmed learning emphasizes measurable results.
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Programmed learning in perspective; a guide to program writing.
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