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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.

distance education

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
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Distance education versus the traditional classroom.
The opening section on perspectives on global trends and issues in distance education begins strongly: "Effective learning environments, including those in distance paradigm, acknowledge individual differences in contexts, motivate the student by mindfully engaging learners through complex yet authentic tasks, and what information overload through chunking, provide hands-on activities, and encourage student reflection" (p.
The processes by which health educators create and share information about distance education are relevant to the communication channels.
He said Distance Education has started various programmes including Master and Bachelor in Education, Economics, Political Science, Arabic and English for facilitation of outreach students who could not get admission in universities or postgraduate colleges due to some reasons.
Distance education administrators polled by the ITC cited the struggle to provide student services as their most pressing issue.
In the objective ranking, Sikkim Manipal University - Distance Education was ranked 4th on various parameters including reach, course offerings, processes, pass ratio and transparency.
The purpose of this study was to assess the current climate of hospitality management distance education programs, including delivery method, student performance, student satisfaction, and accessibility.
We use distance education technologies to offer courses in rural areas; we deliver teacher certification courses and graduate programs by distance education; and we use distance education technologies to enhance our "live" classroom teaching.
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Ferlazzo deserves credit for recognizing a void; as a proponent of distance education, he recognized that no honor society has considered the implications of distance education in any comprehensive way.
These critical issues which need to be resolved prior to any implementation of distance education programs include the identification of effective teaching methods and pedagogy, ensuring access, communicating expectations, and level of support (Buchanan, 2003; Kirby, 1999; Mauldin, 2001).
In the book Building a Working Policy for Distance Education (Jossey-Bass, 1997), Patricia Kovel-Jarboe noted, "When distance learning is a marginal aspect of campus life, it is tempting to offer incentives (often monetary) to entice faculty to design and deliver distance education offerings.

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