correspondence school

  • 1Correspondence 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

  • 2correspondence 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

  • 3correspondence school — school that teaches and tests its students through the mail rather than in a classroom setting …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4correspondence school — /kɒrəˈspɒndəns skul/ (say koruh sponduhns skoohl) noun 1. a system of both primary, secondary and sometimes tertiary education carried out by correspondence between teacher and pupil for students who, for various reasons, as distance between home …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 5correspondence school — noun Date: 1889 a school that teaches nonresident students by mailing them lessons and exercises which upon completion are returned to the school for grading …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6correspondence school — a school operating on a system in which study materials and tests are mailed to the students, who in turn mail their work back to the school for grading. [1885 90] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7correspondence school — correspond′ence school n. edu a school from which students receive instructional materials through the mail as well as corrections on their work • Etymology: 1885–90 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8correspondence school — noun a school that teaches nonresident students by mail • Hypernyms: ↑school …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9correspondence school — A school in which the contact between teacher and student is by mail, the lessons being mailed to the student with written tests to be accomplished and returned to the teacher for grading …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 10The Correspondence School — Infobox NZ school name = The Correspondence School Te Kura a Tuhi badge = motto = type = State co ed correspondence school established = 1922 address = 11 Portland Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand head label = Chief Executive Officer… …

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  • 11School of the Air — is a generic term for correspondence schools catering for the primary and early secondary education of children in remote and outback Australia.The school celebrated its 50th birthday on the 8th of June in 2000.School classes were conducted via… …

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  • 12Correspondence 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… …

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  • 13correspondence 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

  • 14correspondence course — noun Date: 1902 a course offered by a correspondence school …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15correspondence course — a course of instruction provided by a correspondence school. [1900 05] * * * …

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  • 16correspondence course — correspond′ence course n. edu a course of instruction provided by a correspondence school • Etymology: 1900–05 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17correspondence course — /kɒrəˈspɒndəns kɔs/ (say koruh sponduhns kaws) noun a course of instruction conducted by a correspondence school …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 18correspondence course — See correspondence school …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19Correspondence principle (sociology) — The correspondence principle or correspondence thesis is a sociological theory that posits a close relationship between social standing and the educational system. Writers in this vein (notably Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis) are in particular… …

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  • 20correspondence 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