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distance learning

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education
distance learningˈdistance ˌlearning noun [uncountable]  SETCa method of study that involves working at home and sending your work to your teacher
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distance learningRegular contact with, and support from, Henley is a vital aspect of a distance learning course.Programmes can combine face-to-face activities, distance learning and action learning.The programme is structured around periods of residential study supported by distance learning material.The universities could coordinate distance learning packages for their graduates in various hospitals, although this would have funding and manpower implications.It may also be achieved through distance learning, where the course is assessed and/or leads to a further qualification.
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