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Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. We see some of this dynamic when we run webinars and have chat. While Twitter is asynchronous, it's not easily used as other kinds of tools for discussion.

In case you missed it – 2011 in posts

Clive on Learning

Before I take my leave for Christmas, I thought I'd provide you with this summary of all my posts on Clive on Learning in 2011. I've marked with asterisks a few posts that were particularly significant from my point of view. December Where is the model for e-learning? Massively scalable training * Face-to-face is for special occasions * Can we dispense with email? November Profile of a learning architect: Darren Owen Shepherd accused of sensationalist claptrap Beware who's selling informal learning * Blending is a continuum Want to write? Back in business If in doubt, do it yourself

Beyond the Webinar

Web Courseworks

Beyond the Webinar: Choosing the Course Authoring Model & Team In order to know what type of team you need to accomplish your eLearning initiatives, you have to first decide what type of learning you want to create and what model of development can best accomplish those goals. eLearning asynchronous courses authoring model course authoring elearning Jon Aleckson webinarThere are three models: instructor-led synchronous courses, [.].

Asynch, Synch.And the Winner is?

eLearning 24-7

The key though is inherently tied to the two types of e-learning: asynchronous based learning and synchronous based learning. Some SBL classes have webinar or web meeting like setting so you can see the instructor present on the topic of the day or week. It is not a web based training course, because if you were to take a deep dive at WBT, you will see it aligns more with something called Asynchronous Based Learning. Asynchronous Based Learning. I will not lie. Not everyone loves e-learning, nor will they. If you are not a true independent learner, you hate it. .

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