Teaching Machine

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Intelligent Tutoring System - History of ITS - Early Mechanical Systems
... The possibility of intelligent machines have been discussed for centuries ... Blais Pascal created the first calculating machine capable of mathematical functions in the 17th century simply called Pascal's Calculator ... At this time the mathematician and philosopher Leibniz envisioned machines capable of reasoning and applying rules of logic to settle disputes (Buchanan, 2006) ...
B. F. Skinner - Inventions - Teaching Machine
... The teaching machine was a mechanical device whose purpose was to administer a curriculum of programmed instruction ... Skinner advocated the use of teaching machines for a broad range of students (e.g ... Another of the multiple machines he envisioned could teach rhythm A relatively simple device supplies the necessary contingencies ...

Famous quotes containing the words machine and/or teaching:

    But it is found that the machine unmans the user. What he gains in making cloth, he loses in general power. There should be a temperance in making cloth, as well as in eating.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    It may be that through habit these do best,
    Coming to water clumsily undressed
    Yearly; teaching their children by a sort
    Of clowning; helping the old, too, as they ought.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)