Definition of distance learning in English:

distance learning

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[mass noun]
  • A method of studying in which lectures are broadcast or lessons are conducted by correspondence, without the student needing to attend a school or college.
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    • They can be full-time, part-time, delivered through local further education colleges, or distance learning.
    • The students' opinions of distance learning versus traditional methods yielded mixed results.
    • I looked into a few non-traditional distance learning programs, and found a great one at Goddard College.

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