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.

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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These proposed regulations are a result of that process and further a longstanding regulatory effort by the Department to support state oversight of schools that offer distance or correspondence education and protect students in those programs.
The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC), the second largest of the regional accrediting agencies, responded to the need for more current guidelines for its member colleges and universities with online programs an enhanced "Distance and Correspondence Education Policy Statement" jointly with its "Guidelines in the Application of the Principles of Accreditation to Distance and Correspondence Education" (Commission on Colleges, 2010).
Correspondence education is a form of distance education given that the teacher and students are physically separated.
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.
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.
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.
His words illustrate several fundamental facets of the pedagogic individualism that was prevalent in correspondence education at the time.

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