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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Sean Findlay tackled his first long distance course and was rewarded with 14th position.
(11) The survey asked distance education students to rank the importance of 16 reasons why they enrolled in a distance course. (12) Among the 6,625 survey respondents (a 9 percent response rate), the number one reason was convenience with their work schedule.
My Daily Collagen TRI 1 also has a sprint distance course consisting of a 750-m swim, an 18-km bike, and a 5-km run.
My Daily CollagenregTRI 1 also has a sprint distance course consisting of a 750M swim, an 18K bike, and a 5K run.
After weeks of heat waves the competitors were greeted with ale-force winds and torrential rain which didn't lend itself to fast times on the Iron Man distance course, but Hatton completed phase one in 55:16.
These findings are consistent with findings from other reports, such as the more recent report sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium by Seaman, Allen, and Seaman (2018), where the authors also discovered "The number of distance education students grew by 5.6% from fall 2015 to fall 2016 to reach 6,359,121 who are taking at least one distance course, representing 31.6% of all students" (p.
The school offers a one-year online and distance course. Students graduate with a Certificate in Management according to ISCED-2011-Level 4.
They also address research and theory related to experts, including the design, delivery, and evaluation of a distance course in a vocational higher education institution; standards and competencies for online instructors as distance education experts; identifying and examining degree-granting programs for these experts; how learners and educators perceive the role of distance education educators; the construction of a single pervasive intellectual environment for e-education services based on the concept of Triple H-avatar; faculty development; and the role of education in the creation of information as a global public good.
Kicking off at 7am, Tri Liverpool saw age-group competitors complete a standard distance course with an early morning 1,500m open water swim from Wapping Dock, a 40km cycle loop of the city centre and 10km run to the finish, against the backdrop of Liverpool's World Heritage waterfront.

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