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a personalized system of education in which material to be learned is divided into units and students work at their own pace, using textbooks and other written materials as primary resources. Fundamental understanding of each unit’s content must be demonstrated before a student can advance to the next one. [Fred S. Keller]

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June 18th 2024

clonus

clonus

n. a type of involuntary movement caused by a rapid succession of alternate muscular contractions and relaxations. Although some forms of clonus, such as hiccups, are considered normal, most such movements are abnormal; for example, clonus occurs as part of a tonic–clonic seizure. More severe forms are associated with spinal cord damage, poisoning (e.g., from strychnine), or an infection (e.g., syphilis).