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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Methods of research used: bibliographic study of the specialized literature, pedagogical observation, experimental study, method of tests, method of linear and branching programmed learning, statistical-mathematical method and graphical representation method.
Opportunities to learn are then provided be it to achieve state mandated ends or in programmed learning. From the learning opportunity, the pupil reveals achievement, which is measured, in precise terms.
PROGRAMMED LEARNING HAS nothing in common with goal-based learning.
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Both law and allied health professors employed Programmed Learning Sequences (PLSs) (Dunn & Dunn, 1993; 1999) to achieve academic gains and improved attitudes toward learning (Boyle & Dolle, 2002; Miller, 1998).
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