- distance learning.
- computer-based learning: E-learning encompasses skills practice, research, and communication.
- of or relating to e-learning: e-learning tools; e-learning software.
Origin of e-learning
- 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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- an internet-based teaching system
Word Origin for e-learning
C20: e lectronic 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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