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Guidance vs. Instruction

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  • Guidance (noun)

    The act or process of guiding.

  • Guidance (noun)

    Advice or counselling on some topic.

  • Guidance (noun)

    Any process or system to control the path of a vehicle, missile etc.

  • Instruction (noun)

    The act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with information or knowledge.

    "Students receive instruction in the arts and sciences."

    "Instruction will be provided on how to handle difficult customers."

  • Instruction (noun)

    An instance of the information or knowledge so furnished.

  • Instruction (noun)

    An order or command.

  • Instruction (noun)

    A single operation of a processor defined by an instruction set architecture.

  • Instruction (noun)

    A set of directions provided by a manufacturer for the users of a product or service.

Wiktionary
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  • Guidance (noun)

    The act or result of guiding; the superintendence or assistance of a guide; direction; government; a leading.

  • Instruction (noun)

    The act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with knowledge; information.

  • Instruction (noun)

    That which instructs, or with which one is instructed; the intelligence or information imparted

  • Instruction (noun)

    a segment of coded data that is interpreted by a computer as a command to perform an operation or series of operations. The term instruction is applied to both the electronic form of the data as represented in and executed by the computer, and to any line of written computer code which is interpreted as one instruction by a compiler. A computer program is comprised of one or more instructions.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Guidance (noun)

    something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

  • Guidance (noun)

    the act of guiding or showing the way

  • Guidance (noun)

    the act of setting and holding a course;

    "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"

  • Instruction (noun)

    a message describing how something is to be done;

    "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"

  • Instruction (noun)

    the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill;

    "he received no formal education"

    "our instruction was carefully programmed"

    "good teaching is seldom rewarded"

  • Instruction (noun)

    the profession of a teacher;

    "he prepared for teaching while still in college"

    "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"

  • Instruction (noun)

    (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program

Princeton's WordNet
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