distance education

(redirected from Open and Distance Learning)

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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Zawacki-Richter, Backer, and Vogt (2009) described main research areas in the field of distance education from 2000 to 2008 based on their review of 695 articles published in five distance education journals (Open Learning, Distance Education, American Journal of Distance Education, the Journal of Distance Education, and The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning) Zawacki-Richter et al.
Apparently, Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is an emerging mode of educational delivery in Nigeria.
It further says armed with Doctorate Degree in Education, he was instrumental in the development of initial systems and processes required for effective Open and Distance Learning (ODL) provision in line with the Botswana Revised National Policy on Education.
This research focused to investigate the reasons behind selection of Open and Distance Learning by women in Southern Punjab.
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The conference during its three-days meeting in Manila discussed academic leadership in open and distance learning (ODL), open educational practices, open educational resources (OER), promotion of online courses including MOOCs, digital and new media literacy and quality assurance in ODEL.
The main theme of the conference is, "Leveraging the Power of Open and Distance Learning for building a Divergent Asia; Today's Solutions and Tomorrow's vision.
This third edition of a practical guide for educators and administrators is an amalgamation and rewrite of two previous books by author Simpson (University of London Center for Distance Education): Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning (second edition, 2002) and Student Retention Online, Open and Distance Learning (2003).
Presidents of about 150 open and distance learning universities from around the world are taking part in a major conference which opened in Dubai today (November 13).
31 -- Education beyond the Campus, the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning (DODL) of Lovely Professional University launched its Distance Education Study Programmes across the country.
But our spirit remains indomitable and so this achievement is the culmination of exceptional organisational vision, commitment and hard work of a dedicated institution with a passion for the value that open and distance learning can add to humanity," Tjivikua said.