correspondence school

correspondence 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. 2001.

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  • 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 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 school — school that teaches and tests its students through the mail rather than in a classroom setting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • correspondence 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

  • correspondence 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

  • correspondence 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

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

  • correspondence 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

  • The 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… …   Wikipedia

  • School 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… …   Wikipedia

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