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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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Foster to provide coal miners with the education needed to advance in their careers and increase worker safety, Penn Foster was originally known as the International Correspondence Schools (ICS).
The correspondence school pupil can put down his pen at times and indulge in day-dreams, or get up and have a scamper outside with his dog, and resume his studies the better for the interlude.
I trace the notion of responsibility in predecessor forms of distance education, including correspondence schools and schools of the air.
Trinity) is a correspondence school that owns two parcels of real property in Kosciusko County, Indiana.
The Correspondence School, Te Kura-a-Tuhi (see http://www.
I describe in some detail, below, the way in which a range of issues (governance, staffing, facilities, curriculum, costs, Correspondence School enrolment, ethos and ambiance) were resolved at He Huarahi Tamariki.
Shaylee was nominated by Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski, and Samuel was nominated by Raven Correspondence School in Anchorage.
Contract awarded for 2015 school year, middle school last week correspondence school sponsored uniforms (winter clothing, Havok) Purchase Tender notice
Penn Foster has a rich history in distance learning, tracing back to their roots as the International Correspondence School in 1890.
More than 12,000 students enrolled for A-levels and GCSE re-takes with the International Correspondence School (ICS) in 2008.
The correspondence school stands in opposition to the traditional art world; perhaps its closest analogue (in the sense that it challenges the usual ways art is made, distributed, and consumed) is Warhol's factory.
He operated the Las Vegas-based School Without Walls, a correspondence school.