Definitions for distance education
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Distance education, distance learning, dlearning or D-Learning is a mode of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present in a traditional setting such as a classroom. Distance learning provides "access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both." Distance education courses that require a physical on-site presence for any reason have been referred to as hybrid or blended courses of study. Massive open online courses, aimed at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web or other network technologies, are a recent development in distance education.
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