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formación a distancia

English translation: distance learning

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03:01 Jun 27, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: formación a distancia
programas del Banco Mundial en conjunción con algunas universidades, relacionado con la educación ambiental
Bill
Local time: 02:13
English translation:distance learning
Explanation:
I am myself currently studying in this way (with the Open University), and "distance learning" is the term most commonly used
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xxxEen
Local time: 02:13
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +5distance learningxxxEen
na +1En el propio sitio del Banco Mundialbea0
na +1Distance EducationPatrick Porter
na +1Distance learning courses
Dito
nadistance training
VBaby
naDistance learning / Distance education.
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
na -2Correspondence coursesCharmian Davies


  

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4 mins peer agreement (net): -2
Correspondence courses


Explanation:
These are courses that you study at home and send in your assignments monthly or weekly, etc.

Charmian Davies
Local time: 03:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 21

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dito: yes, but less used than distance learning
42 mins

disagree  Louise Ferguson: Implies a purely paper-based system.
2 hrs

disagree  bea0: De acuerdo con Louise.
7 hrs

disagree  Terry Burgess: Agree entirely with Louise and Beatriz!
7 hrs
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7 mins
distance training


Explanation:
Good luck!


    Reference: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~mpc3/berge/DTBookreview.html
VBaby
Local time: 02:13
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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18 mins peer agreement (net): +5
distance learning


Explanation:
I am myself currently studying in this way (with the Open University), and "distance learning" is the term most commonly used

xxxEen
Local time: 02:13
PRO pts in pair: 9
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dito
29 mins

agree  Louise Ferguson
2 hrs

agree  bea0: Si son del Banco Mundial, los denominan "distance learning programs"
4 hrs

agree  Tilsa Thomas: I've also heard distance learning
6 days

agree  johnmead: right on
48 days
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45 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Distance learning courses


Explanation:
The open University and recently many other Universities in the UK have distance learning courses.
Distance learning is the way courses are delivered (corrsespondence, internet etc).

Dito
Local time: 02:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 94

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Louise Ferguson: courses, programmes, modules or whatever
1 hr
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Distance Education


Explanation:
This is how it is frequently said in the US


    general knowledge
Patrick Porter
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 53

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Telesforo Fernandez: sounds correct
55 mins
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5 hrs
Distance learning / Distance education.


Explanation:
Son las dos formas que siempre he oído.

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University of Wisconsin
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University of Guelph
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Canadian Virtual University
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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 19:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 219
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7 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
En el propio sitio del Banco Mundial


Explanation:
...lo podrá encontrar como "distance learning programs".


    Reference: http://www.worldbank.org
bea0
United States
Local time: 21:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 65

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Terry Burgess: The most conclusive!
25 mins
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