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What is the History of Distance Education?

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Asked by caseysmom24171 Tuesday Oct 18th 2011 in Online Courses
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Distance education or distance learning is a field of education that focuses on teaching methods and technology with the aim of delivering teaching, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present in a traditional educational setting such as a classroom. Distance education dates to at least as early as 1728, when "an advertisement in the Boston Gazette... [named] 'Caleb Phillips, Teacher of the new method of Short Hand" was seeking students for lessons to be sent weekly.
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Distance education is basically someone going to school without physically sitting in a classroom. distance learning is a field of education that focuses on teaching methods and technology with the aim of delivering teaching, For more details available please visit our website <a href="http://elz.co.in"; rel="nofollow">http://elz.co.in</a>;

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Here is a link to an online article that answers this question: The History of Distance Education.

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