distance learning

[ dis-tuhns lur-ning ]
/ ˈdɪs təns ˈlɜr nɪŋ /

noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for distance learning

distance learning

noun

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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