Definitions for "Programmed Learning"
Derived from B. F. Skinner. Learners are given limited amount of information and proceed at their own pace from one content chunk to the next as they respond to prompts. Correct answers are rewarded, incorrect answers are corrected with immediate feedback.
A procedure that provides information to the learner in small steps, guarantees immediate feedback concerning whether or not the material was learned properly and allows the learner the pace with which she can go through the material.
Self-study programs, usually printed, comprised of instructional material divided up into small segments. Learners complete a series of questions; answers are immediately provided. Used for remedial and make-up learning, highly motivated, and geographically distant learners.