course of instruction
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|Noun||1.||course of instruction - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"|
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
coursework - work assigned to and done by a student during a course of study; usually it is evaluated as part of the student's grade in the course
adult education - a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study
art class - a class in which you learn to draw or paint
childbirth-preparation class - a course that teaches pregnant women to use breathing and concentration and exercise techniques to use during labor
lesson - a unit of instruction; "he took driving lessons"
correspondence course - a course offered (by mail) by a correspondence school
course of lectures - a series of lectures dealing with a subject
directed study - a course of study that is supervised and controlled by a specialist in the subject; "he registered for directed study"; "he got credit for directed study"; "he did directed study"
extension course - a course offered as part of an extension service
home study - a course of study carried out at home rather than in a classroom
industrial arts - a course in the methods of using tools and machinery as taught in secondary schools and technical schools
propaedeutic, propaedeutics - a course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally)
refresher course, refresher - a course that reviews and updates a topic for those who have not kept abreast of developments
required course - a course that all students are required to take
seminar - a course offered for a small group of advanced students
shop class, shop - a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity); "I built a birdhouse in shop"
workshop - a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving