from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A pedagogical technique in which a teacher does not give information directly but instead asks a series of questions, with the result that the student comes either to the desired knowledge by answering the questions or to a deeper awareness of the limits of knowledge.
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- noun a method of teaching by question and answer; used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students
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