Definitions for "Distance education"
Geograhical separation of expert and learner.
Also known as external or correspondence study. Students are not required to attend classes on campus, though with some courses a compulsory residential component may be required. Check with the course co-ordinator in the relevant School or College. You can apply direct to Southern Cross University for external undergraduate study using the Download Direct Application for Admission form and Instruction Guide
Any format of education provided to students who do not need to be physically present at an institution; previously materials were sent to students but now materials are provided via computer conferencing, video, Internet, and other electronic means.