[ dis-tuhns lur-ning ]
/ ˈdɪs təns ˈlɜr nɪŋ /
education in which students receive instruction over the internet, from a video, etc., instead of going to school.
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Also called distance education, e-learning .
Origin of distance learning
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby distance learning
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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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