How to Best Leverage Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning


The upside is that it prompted many to reconsider their learning strategy and how to best leverage synchronous vs asynchronous learning. . We’ve delved into the differences between synchronous learning vs asynchronous learning before and thought through the pros and cons of each.

What is Synchronous Learning? Plus the Pros and Cons


This is the opposite of asynchronous learning , another popular virtual learning format, in which learners do not need to participate at the same time. . Related Blog Post What is Asynchronous Learning? There’s synchronized swimming. There’s marching bands.


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Building accessible training for people with disabilities


1) contrast ratio in your product palette/accessible learning navigation design. With the right ratio, colors work well in terms of navigation and user interface. Support asynchronous communication. Everybody would argue that employee training should be accessible to all.

Training: Give Me a Break!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Each of my attention span articles focused on attention spans of adults and eLearning (asynchronous training where there is no live interaction between a trainer and the learner).   What's your take on the training to break ratio for live training? Or perhaps you've got some other ratios in mind that you'd like to share?

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Training Your Employees on a Budget | For Small and Medium Businesses


They have to ensure that their budgets for training are needs-based and following the business requirements, their training programs need to have a balanced cost to effectiveness ratio.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing Blended Online Courses

eThink Education

Blending self-paced (asynchronous) online instruction with collaborative web-conference (synchronous) teaching can improve the quality of any course. Blended learning requires knowledge of the specifics of synchronous and asynchronous online instruction, as well as finding the right balance between the two. The best online courses provide a one-hour live instructor-led session in a virtual classroom for every 4 hours of self-paced learning (a 1:4 ratio).

What are the Hidden Advantages of Hiring Relaunchers?


Returning female professionals present an opportunity to better balance the ratio of men to women in management. Here are a few elements of successful reentry internships: Skills and Competency Assessments : relaunchers are likely to have asynchronous skill sets, where they have well-developed communications skills, for example, but lack awareness of some of the communications tools you use.

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Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Tips for facilitating Here are a few tips you can use in a physical classroom, during synchronous online sessions, and even (with a little adaptation) with asynchronous applications: Begin by asking questions.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #07

Mike Taylor

Calculate the contrast ratio of text and background colors. Asynchronous Meeting Software for Remote Teams | Grapevine Grapevine allows business teams to get asynchronous video updates from remote team members each morning.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Asynchronous Learning. Asynchronous learning allows learners to train individually, enabling them to complete courses at a time, place and pace that suits them. A common business term, in eLearning ROI, references a ratio of the profit accrued by an investment versus the cost of the investment. A type of asynchronous instruction, self-paced learning allows learners to control the pace and timing of their progress through course materials.