programmed instruction

noun

Definition of programmed instruction

: instruction through information given in small steps with each requiring a correct response by the learner before going on to the next step

First Known Use of programmed instruction

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Programmed instruction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/programmed%20instruction. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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