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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By providing a turn-key communications system, we are enabling NSGB residents and guests to do more online - whether completing online college courses, educational training sessions or conducting other transactions to streaming media, browsing the web or connecting with friends and family globally.
Due to the demographics of adult students who are more likely to attend online college courses, the unique challenges of coping with an online classroom, and the consistent strain of juggling multiple roles inside and outside of the classroom, learners may experience an increase in mental health challenges that can prohibit long-term success and college degree completion (Barr, 2014; Brock, 2014; Hetzel, 2012).
She is also teaching several online college courses that incorporate vegetarian nutrition and culinary arts.
The growth in the number of hybrid and online college courses is indicative of their popularity and ability to offer instruction to consumers who might otherwise lack access to higher education or find it difficult to attend traditional classes.
The Long Beach College Promise, a collaboration of K-12 and higher education institutions, was noted for its work to help prepare students for college and its innovative uses of technology, including offering 125 high-demand online college courses to help students stay on track.
Some 14,400 of them are already taking fully online college courses from other providers out of state, whether public or private for-profits like the University of Phoenix.
Supervised testing centers for free online college courses -- such as Coursera.
In conclusion, the concepts presented here for developing an online orientation that is delivered through the course management system from which students will be taking their online college courses are applicable across institutions and learning management systems.
Many are enrolled in the Army Correspondence Course Program or resident or online college courses.
Free online college courses were expected to help people worldwide with little access to higher education get a taste of college coursework.
The online curriculum also prepares students for online college courses, he adds.
eduKan is an online consortium of six colleges in Kansas, including Pratt, that offers online college courses.

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