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distance learning

n.
Education in which students take academic courses by accessing information and communicating with the instructor over a computer network. Also called distance education.

distance learning

n
(Education) a teaching system consisting of video, audio, and written material designed for a person to use in studying a subject at home

distance learning

A form of studying a subject from home rather than by attending an institution, such as by correspondence or via computer links.
Translations
učenje na daljavo
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Q1: Are distance learning students accessing library resources remotely?
Web-based distance learning is transforming teaching and learning in higher education.
21st Century Best Practices Award for Distance Learning (Gold Award-DAU PLM)
The majority of the courses offered at this time are by instructors who have taught at least two to three years over the distance learning system," explains Loraine Saffer, director of technology for Southeastern BOCES.
There's no way around the numbers: Deploying distance Learning systems and their associated presentation systems can cost from $:100,000 to more than $400,000 per class room.
Most distance learning programs say they are accredited and list their accrediting agencies in their marketing materials.
distance learning programs that are conducted entirely online, Syracuse's students attend one-week on-campus residencies.
We schedule Thursday afternoons, to be used exclusively for distance learning via Web-based courses.
All of the military services have begun to exploit the advantages of distance learning and the Army in particular has been very aggressive.
In 1995 there were several hundred distance learning students at Weber State University (WSU), primarily engaged in correspondence courses.
According to Barry Anderson, vice president of professional mentoring for The Master Teacher, a Manhattan, Kansas-based distance learning company, the number of people involved in distance learning is growing 30 percent per year.
Two examples of the use of distance learning in rehabilitation are Boston University's off-campus graduate degree program in Rehabilitation Counseling with a specialization in Psychiatric Rehabilitation (McNamara, Nemec, and Farkas, 1995) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rehabilitation Research and Training Center's Supported Employment Telecourse Network (SET-NET) (Wehman, 1997).

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