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Distance education

LC control 85038507
LC classificationLC5800 LC5808
Topical headingDistance education
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Variant(s)Distance learning
See alsoEducation
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Open learning
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Telecommunication in education
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Scope noteHere are entered general works on the various forms of supervised study, usually in the field of adult education, supported by tutors and an organization at a distance from the student communicating via written, audiovisual, or electronic media.
Found inDistance learning and supported open learning worldwide, c1997.
OED Online, March 14, 2003 (Distance learning: education (esp. at tertiary level) in which contact between students and teacher is principally by correspondence or broadcast programmes, rather than face to face)