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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 hundreds of years, but not by electronic means. In the mid-1800s, the University of London offered distance learning degrees. See videoconferencing.
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The EZproxy logins were used to determine how frequently distance learning students accessed electronic materials, such as articles and e-books, from off campus.
The central controversies surrounding distance learning are the cultural implications it has for traditional higher education.
The annual awards program acknowledges major accomplishments in distance learning and highlights instructors, programs, and distance leaning professionals who have distinguished themselves.
For rural districts, distance learning is a viable long-term solution for "dealing with the teacher shortages, small budgets in rural districts and meeting the requirements of the highly qualified teacher of the No Child Left Behind ad," Saffer says.
Our distance Learning staff prefers to allow the instructors to focus on what they do best.
Graduates of distance learning programs are not eligible to sit for national board exams, and are therefore not able to be licensed as naturopathic physicians in states with such licensing.
Our distance learning courses come from the Fort Eustis Web Based Training at http://www.
Although the security assistance community is relatively small compared to other training audiences within DoD, it can reap the same benefits from distance learning that are available to other users.
These factors have caused a major shift in what students most need to learn within the realm of information literacy in an online and distance learning environment.
Distance learning puts the individual in control and makes it possible to learn when you are ready to learn.
Given the increasing need for trained supported employment professionals and the lack of available systematic, on-going training programs, the purpose of this manuscript is to describe a preservice and in-service personnel preparation program designed for supported employment professionals via distance learning.

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