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Defining Distance Education * Distance education , or distance learning , is a field of education that focuses on the pedagogy and andragogy technology, and instructional systems design that aim to deliver education to students who are not physically "on site".
* An education where teachers and students are separated in the place and time. They communicate at times of their own choosing by exchanging printed or electronic media, or through technology that allows them to communicate in real time and through other online ways
I think , DE is Instructional programs or courses in which the instructor and students need not be in the same physical place, particularly those relying on computers, audio, or video technology as the medium for delivery and, sometimes, for two-way interaction