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Descriptor in English: Education, Distance
Descriptor in Spanish: Educación a Distancia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Educação a Distância
Descriptor in French: Enseignement à distance
Entry term(s): Correspondence Course
Correspondence Courses
Course, Correspondence
Cyberlearning
Distance Education
Distance Learning
Education, Online
Interactive Tele-Education
Learning, Distance
Learning, Online
Online Education
Online Educations
Online Learning
Tele-Education
Teletraining
eLearning
Tree number(s): I02.195
SP2.021.167.010.090.030
SP2.021.172.010.099
SP2.031.332.030
SP4.017.047.599
SP4.127.428.764
Scope note: Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)
Annotation: do not confuse with COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 99; for CORRESPONDENCE COURSES see EDUCATION 1978-98
See also the descriptors: Computer Communication Networks MeSH
DeCS UI: 33919
Descriptor UI: D020375
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Education, Distance - Preferred
Concept UI M0030014
Scope note Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)
Preferred term Education, Distance
Entry term(s) Distance Education
Tele-Education
Distance Learning - Narrower
Concept UI M0030015
Preferred term Distance Learning
Entry term(s) Learning, Distance
Teletraining
Online Learning - Narrower
Concept UI M000632302
Preferred term Online Learning
Entry term(s) Cyberlearning
Education, Online
Learning, Online
Online Education
Online Educations
eLearning
Correspondence Courses - Narrower
Concept UI M0030013
Preferred term Correspondence Courses
Entry term(s) Correspondence Course
Course, Correspondence
Interactive Tele-Education - Narrower
Concept UI FD00062318
Preferred term Interactive Tele-Education



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