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di·dac·tic

(dī-dak'tik),
Instructive; denoting medical teaching by lectures or textbooks, as distinguished from clinical demonstrations involving patients or laboratory exercises.
[G. didaktikos, fr. didaskō, to teach]

didactic

adjective Referring to teaching; instructive; with explicit rules.

di·dac·tic

(dī-dak'tik)
Instructive; denoting medical teaching by lectures or textbooks, as distinguished from clinical demonstrations with patients or laboratory exercises.
[G. didaktikos, fr. didaskō, to teach]
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In the abovementioned two cases, the environments for technical exercises could use an input-based step dialog and the environments for building entire solutions could retain the rule-based user interface of CASs (but also include a didactically motivated and task-dependent set of conversion rules).
Didactically stated her story seems over-simple: Hazel Motes, an hysterical fringe preacher, tried to found a church "Without Christ" and, progressively preaching nihilism, negates his way back to the cross.
Rubric for Comic Book History Project Excellent Ideas (50%) The comic book accurately and comprehensively explains all 3 of the following: 1) the Buddha's life story 2) Buddhist religious ideas 3) Axial and Perennial interpretations of Buddha's life and ideas; Ideas arise organically from the story--in other words, ideas are "shown" to the reader, rather than didactically explained.
Ethan Hawke's Autolycus, fashioned as a drugged-out Bob Dylan, scored a few jokes but seemed most concerned with didactically reinforcing his idea of the role instead of playing the action.
One precocious 12 year old Hezbollah Girl Guide from Haret Hreik in Dahiyeh, didactically inquired of her American companion from California, "Just how people expect the tiny baby turtles who, Enshallah, will hatch next month and try to crawl to the sea to grow up, can possibly climb over all the beach garbage?"
The theories eschew intellectual aloofness, always grounded in a corporeal situation that goes no further than merely to suggest a theoretical concept rather than didactically or authoritatively to impose one.
Incidence of tumor vascularity demonstrated didactically by coronary arteriography is rare for cardiac myxomas since myxomas are composed of bradytrophic tissue so onlyfew well illustrated cases have been reported so far (5).
The work distinguishes itself with its well selected illustrations and didactically excellent composition.
Letting go in this way can be challenging to those used to teaching didactically. This is especially so if the facilitator is a novice as facilitation creates a climate of enquiry where barriers between 'teacher' and 'learner' are removed.
It is telling that one of Bernstein's only successful pieces of overtly political music was the plaintive, anti-Vietnam War song "So Pretty," which, rather than cataloging the world's problems, focuses simply and elegantly on one of them, and does so poetically rather than didactically. If diagnosing every political injustice became Bernstein's artistic mission, then it is little wonder that he failed.
These writings are progressive and didactically developed over more than 600 pages, 20 chapters and with generous inclusion of tables, figures, coloured photos, citations and bibliographical references and appendices.
Borges's dislike for "histories" is compounded, in the case of national literary histories, by their identitarian pretensions and their teleological bent, by the fact that they didactically propose national representativity and national belonging, two notions that Borges tirelessly questions (except when it suits him to uphold them).