The idea of using telephone equipment to distribute and gather information is not new; it has been around for as long as the telephone itself. However, telephone teaching, relatively new to the scene, can now be found throughout the world. In its simplest form telephone teaching (or teleteaching) is merely the process of conducting classes over the telephone rather than in person, typically with the teacher on one end of the telephone line connected in real-time to students scattered elsewhere. The single most significant, and obvious, feature of this teaching and learning method is that it negates the necessity of teachers and students being in the same geographic location at the same time.

More broadly, the term teleteaching can also apply to almost any online system ...

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