Teaching Machine


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Teaching Machine

 

a device that makes it possible to implement a particular teaching program. With the aid of teaching machines, students learn facts, for example, mathematical formulas, rules of writing, and principles of problems-solving, and acquire practical skills, such as the ability to handle complicated situations.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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(6) Other useful surveys of the history of teaching machines are Fry (1963) and Vargas and Vargas (1992).
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