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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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Students in the same distance learning classes, who did not access EZproxy in those same three months had an average grade of 70.
Consideration of how these perceptions will be addressed and how fears will be eased should be part of the collective vision for the distance learning program.
320 is a standard for videoconferencing over ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)--an up-and-coming broadband technology of the 1990s that never gained critical mass but still enjoys niche support, especially at universities that pioneered distance learning.
As a concurrent effort with the development of SAM-OC, DISAM has retooled the distance learning portion of its website.
list of links to useful information literacy and distance learning Web sites;
Quizzes and examinations that did not require air time were scheduled in alternative locations on each campus to conserve use of the distance learning classrooms.
Administrators should seek assistance before they establish distance learning programs.
Charlie Mrdjenovich, President of SYS' Logic Innovations division, said: "This project demonstrates SYS' ability to work very closely with Lehigh personnel to develop the features and functionality that are critical for providers of distance learning programs.
Since our study entails college students, the effectiveness of distance learning for adults is of particular interest.
While the old axiom "as Harvard goes, the rest of the world follows," may still apply in some cases, construing Harvard's apparent imprimatur as an official stamp of approval on all distance learning in this instance would be an overstatement.
Distance learning programs are becoming increasingly popular, particularly online learning on the college level.
Academic libraries, in particular, are becoming partners in their parent institutions' distance learning programs.

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