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distance learningnoun [U]

uk   us  
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 ​learningoffers a way of overcoming ​shortages of ​qualifiedinstructors.
internet-based distance-learning ​courses She teaches ​law through a distance-learning ​program at a college in California.
(Definition of distance learning from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “distance learning”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指有学位的)远程学习,函授学习…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指有學位的)遙距學習,遠程學習,函授學習…
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