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Teaching

Definition: The educational process of instructing.
Notes: teacher as the imparter of knowledge goes here, not under FACULTY which is differentiated from student or administrator: Manual 30.25
Also Called: Academic Training,Personnel, Educational,Training Activities,Training of Trainers,Training Techniques,Teaching Methods,Techniques, Educational

Teaching Categories.
Computer User Training - Process of teaching a person to interact and communicate with a computer.
Educational Technology - Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)
Patient Simulation - The use of persons coached to feign symptoms or conditions of real diseases in a life-like manner in order to teach or evaluate medical personnel.
Programmed Instruction - Instruction in which learners progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks, or electromechanical devices that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step, and provide immediate feedback about achievement. (ERIC, Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1996).
Teaching Materials - Instructional materials used in teaching.

Teaching Definitions and Terms

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