distance education

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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.
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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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MIT School of Distance Education exploits a robust Learning Management System so that the students can receive correspondence education in the most effective way.
Since the correspondence education practices as the first implementation, the forms of distance education have been changing due to prominent technological developments, such as radio, television, and Internet.
Correspondence education is a form of distance education given that the teacher and students are physically separated.
Non-formal education has different modes; one of its modes is correspondence education. Distance education has emerged out of correspondence education as a complete system with all latest information technologies.
Correspondence education is about a century old, and massive open online courses blasted off during the 2000s.
It then continues with chapters addressing distance education's roots in correspondence education and introduces the seminal work of Charles Wedemeyer in "University Correspondence Study: A Revised Historiographic Perspective and Charles A.
The concept of Distance Learning or Correspondence Education has existed for a long time in India.
Instruction conducted through the mail is often referred to as correspondence education. Each medium and each technology for delivering it has its own strengths and weaknesses.
Department of Education (USDOE) released the following new regulation for higher education institutions as "Section 600.9(c) State authorization": "If an institution is offering postsecondary education through distance or correspondence education to students in a State in which it is not physically located or in which it is otherwise subject to State jurisdiction as determined by the State, the institution must meet any State requirements for it to be legally offering postsecondary distance or correspondence education in that State.
(10) For the committee, Pittman noted, "improving correspondence study's image and credibility [was considered] at least as urgent as instructional quality." (11) In 1938, the first International Council for Correspondence Education (ICCE) held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, attracted 88 delegates from around the world.
Correspondence education is a method that enables faculty and students to communicate with one another by using course materials that are mailed to them.

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