distance learning

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distance learning

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

distance learning

Obtaining education and training from a remote teaching site via TV, the Internet or private education network. Distance learning actually dates back to the mid-1800s when the University of London offered courses via mail. See e-learning and videoconferencing.
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In Teleteaching 98--Distance Learning, Training, and Education: Proceedings of the 15th IFIP World Computer Congress, Vienna and Budapest, Part II; 845-850.
Teleteaching handbook: A handbook for teachers using microwave or ITFS interactive instruction.
Peggi Munkittrick has been involved in connected learning since 1984, when she joined Pennsylvania's Teleteaching Project as a virtual instructor.
There was also a section on teleteaching which contained files on the advantages on online instructions, how to be an online student, and keys to successful telecomputing projects.
Although teleteaching did not rapidly become second nature to me, as I had naively anticipated, the following entry is illustrative of my observations: "I've noticed I'm getting my sense of humor back in class.
Previous success stories--such as interactive short courses via video teleteaching with one-way video and two-way audio (Bhattacharya, & Kumar, 1997)--have paved the way for further use of educational technologies.
The technology will decrease costs by over 75% for the state's long-running Teleteaching Project in which audiographics technology provides distance education to rural students.
Adaptive and Intelligent Technologies for Web-based Education, Special Issue on Intelligent Systems and Teleteaching.
Audioconferencing systems are also useful for distance learning and teleteaching environments.