distance education

(redirected from Distance course)

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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A section for 200 students will be offered during the month of August as a true distance course aimed at new students who wish to complete the course in Summer before they come to campus for the first time.
To migrate this learning to the distance course, I placed the film clips on CDs and mailed them to students, who then posted their answers to questions I would normally ask in class.
In other words, the task of creating a distance course destined for individual study entails much more than just scanning pre-existing material and making it available on a net server in a more or less orderly way.
San Diego's ideal climate and an Olympic distance course are sure to attract top professional and amateur athletes from around the world.
The sort of individual who is interested in taking a distance course may not be interested in a standard academic package.
Corporate Charity Challenge participants compete as relay teams on the Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon international distance course, which begins and ends at Minneapolis' Lake Nokomis and includes a 1.
The development of a distance course could help to fill the need for professional development in ESL and BE by overcoming some of the time and space constraints of teachers.
92); and the opportunity to teach a distance course in a synchronous environment (2.
The instructor had been a nursing instructor for 22 years, but had not taught a distance course prior to this semester.
They were all graduate-level learners, their programs were completely funded, and all were novices in distance learning; none had taken a distance course for credit prior to enrolling in this program.
Catherine Schifter, writing in the Journal of Distance Learning Administration, notes that faculty are compensated more for distance course creation than for instruction.
The school offers a one-year online and distance course that leads to a Certificate in Journalism according to ISCED-2011-Level 4.

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