correspondence courses

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  • correspondence school — ☆ correspondence school n. a school that gives courses of instruction (correspondence courses) by mail, sending lessons and examinations to a student periodically, and correcting and grading the returned answers …   English World dictionary

  • correspondence course — correspondence courses N COUNT A correspondence course is a course in which you study at home, receiving your work by post and sending it back by post. I took a correspondence course in computing …   English dictionary

  • correspondence education —       method of providing education for nonresident students, primarily adults, who receive lessons and exercises through the mails or some other device and, upon completion, return them for analysis, criticism, and grading. It is extensively… …   Universalium

  • correspondence — n. 1 (usu. foll. by with, to, between) agreement, similarity, or harmony. 2 a communication by letters. b letters sent or received. Phrases and idioms: correspondence college (or school) a college conducting correspondence courses. correspondence …   Useful english dictionary

  • correspondence course — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms correspondence course : singular correspondence course plural correspondence courses an educational course that you take at home, receiving your work and sending it back by post or by email …   English dictionary

  • Correspondence school — Cor res*pond ence school A school that teaches by correspondence, the instruction being based on printed instruction sheets and the recitation papers written by the student in answer to the questions or requirements of these sheets. In the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Correspondence law school — Main article: Law school A correspondence law school is a school that offers legal education by distance education, either by correspondence or online by use of the internet, or a combination thereof. Contents 1 Germany 2 South Africa 3 United… …   Wikipedia

  • correspondence course — noun a course offered (by mail) by a correspondence school (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑course, ↑course of study, ↑course of instruction, ↑class * * * noun, pl ⋯ courses [count] : a class in which students receive lessons and assignments in the mail… …   Useful english dictionary

  • American School of Correspondence — Founded in 1897, the American School of Correspondence is a nationally accredited distance education high school. A pioneer in the field of home study, the not for profit educational institution has over two million graduates and currently serves …   Wikipedia

  • extension courses — (in many universities and colleges) a program for persons not regularly enrolled as students, frequently provided through evening classes or classes in off campus centers, or by correspondence. Cf. university extension. [1880 85] * * * extension… …   Useful english dictionary

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