Definition of teaching machine in English:

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teaching machine


A machine or computer that gives instruction to a pupil according to a program, reacting to their responses.
Example sentences
  • The role of technology in education has been controversial since the advent of educational television, teaching machines, and computer-assisted instruction.
  • Pretty soon, all lectures will be replaced by radio… no, television… no, teaching machines… no, computers.
  • The ultimate lesson learned comes when the teaching machine is denied, is repudiated.

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