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formation à distance


Definition: Mode d’enseignement ou formation qui ne comporte pas la présence physique du formateur et de l’élève. Les contacts entre élèves se font principalement ou uniquement par un échange régulier de communications : imprimées, auditives, visuelles, audio-visuelles, par Internet, etc.

distance training


Définition: Mode of teaching or training in which the organizer and the student are usually removed from one another, and contacts between students and organizers are entirely or primarily made through a regular exchange of written, audio, visual, audiovisual, or other communications that are printed or delivered over the Internet.