education in which students receive instruction over the internet, from a video, etc., instead of going to school.
- Also called distance education, e-learning .
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How to use distance learning in a sentence
Her kid — like mine — was suffering under the isolation and flatness of distance learning and couldn’t wait to go back in.The mid-pandemic return to school is totally weird for kids. And possibly lonely, too. | Petula Dvorak | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
With most students choosing to continue with distance learning, some teachers will be leading in-person classes, while streaming them to students at home at the same time.After months of planning, protests and false starts, D.C. students and teachers head to classes for first time in nearly a year | Perry Stein, Lauren Lumpkin, Joe Heim, Laura Meckler | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
I would encourage leaders of our higher education institutions to use this funding … to support students who are struggling financially in the wake of this pandemic and to build IT and distance learning capacity.Colleges, students will have easier access to second round of stimulus funds, but bureaucracy remains | Danielle Douglas-Gabriel | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
McNeeley lost her job working at the city’s soccer stadium during the pandemic and — since obtaining Internet service and computers for her children in the fall — has been able to supervise her children during distance learning.As D.C. schools work to reopen, other systems in region rethink plans for second semester | Perry Stein | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
It also shows the struggle many face with distance learning.‘Equity hubs’ give families struggling financially a chance at pandemic pods | Donna St. George | December 25, 2020 | Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for distance learning
a teaching system consisting of video, audio, and written material designed for a person to use in studying a subject at home
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