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teaching machine

a mechanical, electrical, or other automatic device that presents the user with items of information in planned sequence, registers his or her response to each item, and immediately indicates the acceptability of each response. Unabridged
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  • They were in nowise above the teaching-machine variety of school masters.

    My Reminiscences Rabindranath Tagore
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teaching machine

a machine that presents information and questions to the user, registers the answers, and indicates whether these are correct or acceptable
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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