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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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(26) A similar sentiment was expressed by the Headmaster of Melbourne Correspondence School in Australia, E.D.
The report said that Touro did not consider correspondence school a separate campus needing approval--despite the fact that Middle States Commission on Higher Education, its accrediting body, told it to seek separate accreditation for its correspondence divisions.
In Australia, a correspondence school was established in Melbourne in 1914 'to meet the needs of isolated children for schooling' (Correspondence School, 1978, p.
In 1939, one New York Times reviewer called him "the most gently tolerant of our better popular novelists." Yet in 1937, no less a critic than Martha Gellhorn (Hemingway's third wife) wrote in The Saturday Review of Literature that "his characters don't seem real," and a 1939 novel was accused in a Time magazine review of having been written in "correspondence school prose." Brinig was churning out novels for Farrar & Rinehart; his troubles with his publisher are sympathetically described in The Taos Truth Game.
I'd never heard this before, but then several other students told me the same thing, so I consulted a counselor who told me that this correspondence school was an option for "kids who don't have any other options." I was assured that it was used only in extenuating circumstances.
in biomedical ethics from Pacific Western University, an unaccredited correspondence school offering no classroom instruction.
Number of schools: 3 (one K-12, 1 residential high school/post-secondary institution, and 1 correspondence school)
Many people mistakenly assume we are the equivalent of the correspondence school degree programs, when in fact we have prescriptive authority in many states and are trained in minor surgery as well as the range of illnesses from acute to chronic.
A correspondence school that offered courses in natural health for personal enrichment and self-improvement was entitled to an exemption from property taxes according to the Tax Court of Indiana.
Ventrella, who describes himself as an "ordained Ruling Elder in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church" in his ADF bio, also teaches classes at Bahnsen Theological Seminary, a correspondence school in Placentia, Calif., named after the late Greg Bahnsen, one of the key architects of the Reconstructionist movement.
From these humble beginnings, emerged the Saskatchewan Government Correspondence School, the Alberta Correspondence School, and the British Columbia's Correspondence Education Branch; all supply courses at a distance to many in-school students (McKinnon, 1986).
"These new courses will change the traditional snail mail or e-mail correspondence school into a modern learning environment with abundant opportunities for learning between the student and teacher, but also from other students," says Lt.