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Rote learning   /roʊt lˈərnɪŋ/   Listen
Rote learning

Memorization by repetition.  Synonym: rote.

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"Rote learning" Quotes from Famous Books

... with is arranged in abnormal order: definitions and rules and principles being put first, instead of being disclosed, as they are in the order of nature, through the study of cases. And then, pervading the whole, is the vicious system of rote learning—a system of sacrificing the spirit to the letter. See the results. What with perceptions unnaturally dulled by early thwarting, and a coerced attention to books—what with the mental confusion produced by teaching subjects before ...
— Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects - Everyman's Library • Herbert Spencer

Words linked to "Rote learning" :   memorization, committal to memory, memorisation

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