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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Looking back on this first teleteaching experience, I realized that I should have included more opportunities for instructor-student interaction in an effort to personalize this course for each student, which could have been achieved by telephone communications and e-mail messaging, in addition to in-class experiences.
As I reflect on my experiences with teleteaching over the past few years, I am immediately confronted by the significant time investment required to prepare a course for distance learning delivery, above and beyond the preparation time required for the same course in a traditional face-to-face format.
Previous success stories--such as interactive short courses via video teleteaching with one-way video and two-way audio (Bhattacharya, & Kumar, 1997)--have paved the way for further use of educational technologies.
The second part of the state's demo involves a presentation and demonstration of teleradiology applications in rural Louisiana, while the third highlights a live demonstration of the OBGYN teleteaching network for resident training from the LSU School of Medicine.