programmed instruction

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programmed instruction

A method of teaching in which the information to be learned is presented in discrete units, with a correct response to each unit required before the learner may advance to the next unit.
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pro′grammed instruc′tion

a monitored, step-by-step teaching method in which a student must master one stage before moving on to the next.
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Instructional Design Models and Theories: Programmed Instruction as an Educational Model.
Soper contributed to the literature on programmed instruction in a number of ways.
Immediate and delayed effects of imposed postfeedback delays in computerized programmed instruction. The Psychological Record, 47, 687-698.
Exposing students to Programmed Instruction method improved performance in science
Baldwin, E.R.(1973) GENETICS-Teach young the quick process with programmed instruction. Canada, John Wiley and Sons Inc.
Programmed instruction is a teaching method in which information is presented in sequence of distinct units and the correct response to each unit is necessary before the learner may move to the next unit.
Key Words: Programmed instruction, aphasia, rehabilitation, behavioral speech interventions
"We're trying to get out of that textbook mode and more curriculum and standards mode and bring in more digital resources and project learning and then follow up with programmed instruction," says Sherry Goodvin, director of administrative and student services at Maize School District in Kansas, a participating district.
In his incredibly inventive approach to almost everything, Skinner (1968) also introduced this area of our science when he developed programmed instruction. Programmed instruction required a set of procedure to form new repertoires.
In the past, empirical, outcome-based models, exemplified by programmed instruction, drill and tutorials, and mastery-based learning focusing on grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation, have characterized foreign language computer-assisted instruction.
COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION IS REALLY nothing more than the electronic application of well-understood principles of learning that gave rise to the popularity, some years ago, of "programmed instruction." But if the instructional use of computers in libraries amounted to little more than self-paced, guided-task, learning, we should not be very interested.

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