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distance learning

noun [U]
 
 
a way of studying, especially for a degree, where you study mostly at home, receiving and sending off work by mail or over the internet: Interested students can get advanced degrees or simply upgrade their skills and knowledge via distance learning. We believe that distance learning offers a way of overcoming shortages of qualified instructors.
distance-learning adjective
Translations of “distance learning”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指有學位的)遙距學習,遠程學習,函授學習…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指有学位的)远程学习,函授学习…
(Definition of distance learning from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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