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dis·tance ed·u·ca·tion(dis'tăns ej'yū-kā'shŭn)
Planned learning pursued in a place other than where the instruction is offered, using the Internet.
A formalized teaching system to disseminate knowledge between teachers and students who are separated in space (location), time, or both.Synonym: distance learning
See also: education