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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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* For almost a hundred years, the College employed a paper-based methodology to deliver PME via correspondence courses to officers where they lived and worked.
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Whitfield retired, Fred developed a correspondence course in Natural Science, including herbal medicine, which he ran until his death in 2007.
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The court held that the alleged denial of the prisoner's request to take a correspondence course for paralegal training did not violate any of the prisoner's constitutional rights.
1840: Sir Isaac Pitman began his first correspondence course for shorthand.
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