programmed learning

programmed learning
programmed instruction UK [ˌprəʊɡræmd ɪnˈstrʌkʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌproʊɡræmd ɪnˈstrʌkʃən] or programmed learning UK [ˌprəʊɡræmd ˈlɜː(r)nɪŋ] / US [ˌproʊɡræmd ˈlɜrnɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
a method of teaching in which information is broken down into small units. Individual students progress at their own rate and must show their knowledge of one unit of information before being allowed to move on to the next.

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