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Online education

Parent term: Education

(also online learning and online training) Learning or training conducted via a computer network e.g. using the internet and the World Wide Web, a local area network (LAN),or an intranet. (Definition also used by Queensland government)
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
Most or all of the content (≥ 80%) is delivered via the Internet only. Online education is not synonymous with distance education, even though in many developed countries with extensive Internet access it may be the most widely spread form of distance education.
Source: UNESCO UIL 2016, Global
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