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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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In some cases, DeBono argues, distance learning could be better because those students have increased access and interaction with students outside of their own district.
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).
The third component of FBITN's distance learning initiative is a pilot project that will enhance the FBI's ability to train its own personnel and members of the law enforcement community as well.
This new direction into distance learning will further enhance Mexico's telecommunications systems while bringing this state-of-the-art digital TV technology into the classroom," said Esther Rodriguez, vice president, New Business Development, North American Satellite Systems for the GI Communications Division.
SAN DIEGO -- SYS Technologies (AMEX:SYS), a leading provider of information connectivity solutions that enable real-time, complex decision-making, announced today Logic Innovations, a division of SYS' Public Safety, Security and Industrial Systems Group (PSSIG), has completed delivery and installation of a distance learning system for Lehigh University.

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