tele·​course | \ ˈte-li-ˌkȯrs How to pronounce telecourse (audio) \

Definition of telecourse

: a course of study conducted over television especially : such a course taken at home for academic credit

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The rest are enrolled in programs online or through telecourse and correspondence classes, said Aeron Zentner, a Coastline dean. Roxana Kopetman, Orange County Register, "Coastline Community College offers to cover tuition, books, fees for first year," 15 June 2017

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First Known Use of telecourse

1950, in the meaning defined above

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