into the distance

into the distance

In a direction or at a point far away. He just sat on his porch after receiving the news, staring off quietly into the distance.
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in/into the ˈdistance

far away but still able to be seen or heard: We saw lights in the distance.Alice stood staring into the distance.
See also: distance
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However, he cautions, on the one hand, that many students who have become accustomed to the instructor-centered learning experience of the classroom might have difficulty transitioning to the freedom of the distance-learning format; these students will not respond positively if thrown into the distance learning deep waters without careful attention to learning styles that encourage and promote self-direction.
For some, Harvard's entry into the distance degree-granting field may spur some students with certain Ivy League aspirations to apply, but a more compelling set of reasons will guide choice.
Academic librarians, like brand managers in business, must identify ways to carry their competitive advantage into the distance education environment.
OTC BB:TAOL) today announced that it has entered into a Strategic Alliance with NovaQuest InfoSystems to enter into the Distance Learning market.
Effective teaching used in the traditional classroom must be incorporated into the distance learning environment.
It is all too easy for instructors to assume that the additional materials they bring into the distance learning classroom, such as slides and videotapes, adequately replace individual research in terms of stimulating interest.