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Didactics is the field concerned with teaching, with the elucidation and dissemination of knowledge and information, together with techniques that allow individuals or societies to integrate that information and knowledge into existing memetic structures.
  • Aesopica Fantastica  - Text by Mark Ryherd
    A collection of virches used as a didactic tool for the express purpose of teaching and reinforcing morals. Other common names for the series are Xin Daodejing and Virches of Virtue.
  • Fundiebook - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    A perverted or malfunctioning godbook, a godbook that has developed a distorted sense of reality and considers that its own message is the only true one, and all others are inferior or invalid.
  • Fundiegoo - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    A self-replicating fundiebook swarm. A type of blight, its only desire is to proselytize and convert every sentient in the Terragen bubble and beyond. While fundiegoo can easily be dealt with by administrative ai deploying khaki goo, and can even be turned against other goo of its own kind, there are many regions beyond the supervision of the ai in which fundiegoo replicates unhindered, sometimes taking over entire orbitals and planets.
  • Inline University - Text by Max M. Rasmussen, in Anders Sandberg's Transhuman Terminology
    Nanocomputer or general computronium implant or implants serving to increase intelligence and education of their owners, essentially turning them into a walking university. Especially common on Ken Ferjik, Alexandria, and other university worlds and megastructures.
  • Knowledge Graft  - Text by John B, Steve Bowers, and Xaonon
    An educational procedure which allows for the full apprehension of one or more subject matter(s) with a single mnemonic overlay on the recipient's mind.
  • Skill Module  - Text by Ryan B
    A class of software augment that operates by interfacing with a sophont's central nervous system to provide and/or teach a specific set of skills.
  • Tachydidaxy  - Text by Steve Bowers and John B
    Educational methods used in the Orion's Arm Civilisation.
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Text by Stephen Inniss

Initially published on 09 July 2007.

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