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Distance Education

Programs that provide opportunities for students to pursue a course of independent study utilizing communication methods which do not require them to be in a classroom and have face-to-face contact with their instructors.

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Learning Laboratories

Programs that provide facilities with programmed or autoinstructional materials and the equipment that is required for their display for use by students who are pursuing a course of independent study. Students progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks or computers that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step and provide immediate feedback about achievement.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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