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learn by rote

To use repetition to memorize something, as opposed to acquiring a full or robust comprehension of it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "learn" and "by." Learning by rote has been proven by many studies to be nearly useless in the long-term retention of information. There are so many characters in the Japanese alphabets that I have to learn them by rote.
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learn something by rote

Fig. to learn something by memorizing without giving any thought to what is being learned. I learned history by rote; then I couldn't pass the test that required me to think. If you learn things by rote, you'll never understand them.
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Its singsong came out from behind the stricken, stupid eyes like peepholes in her baggy face, with an odd edge, so that Michael seemed to see the child in the woman, learning by rote a rubric devised to serve in place of knowledge.
Rizal affirmed that our ancestors were "...caught in their metamorphosis, without confidence in their past, without faith in the present, and without any fond hope of the years to come...." Learning by rote and by memorizing alien doctrines, standards of morality, and different tastes that our forbears could not understand, they lost what was their own.
In terms of learning habits, millennials and Gen Z prefer learner-centred tasks, are good at computer-based learning and multi-tasking, have a need to perceive relevance, are resistant to learning by rote, and often have short attention spans.
In terms of learning habits, millennials and Gen Z prefer learner-centered tasks, are good at computer-based learning and multi-tasking, have a need to perceive relevance, are resistant to learning by rote, and often have short attention spans.
Learning by rote and repetition might eventually help them to learn Traditional Mandarin Chinese but this is a language that all Taiwanese kids are surrounded by every day.
"Learning by rote is dangerous and makes you stupid.
The decades-old model of standard school curricula, examinations, marks and learning by rote stood the test of time until even half a decade ago but with Artificial Intelligence having come of age, these traditional models of pedagogy are, understandably, imminent victims of obsolescence.
Life isn't going to be all about school books and exams and learning by rote. You've only just started learning and it's never going to stop.
It's not about learning by rote or adding two plus two.
Effective techniques include learning by rote, reading/using Music Braille copies of scores, and listening to pieces from recordings.
However, mind- sets are changing with a new generation realising that with the growth of the Middle East economy, there are higher pay scales and that computer programmes are taking the labour out of bookkeeping and auditing and that learning by rote is now replaced with interconnected business ideas.
"It's much more of a learning by rote experience, which is why they repeat themselves 50 times, whereas a great work of literature isn't repetitive, it's a work of art which you live with for a period of time, which can fundamentally alter your consciousness - it's much more of a deep change experience."
She added: "If things continue the way they are we'll be seeing huge classes like 60 years ago and pupils sitting in rows learning by rote.
Modern education is no longer about learning by rote. To bring on the young Saudi men and women that the Kingdom needs for its continued development and prosperity, far more is required.
Since decades we are testing our students' memory and learning by rote. The installation of cameras is no more than just a check on the memory test and rote test.
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