Synchronous or Asynchronous Learning – How to Make the Right Choice?

CommLab India

To make the e-learning initiative in your organization a success, there are two different e-learning methodologies of synchronous and asynchronous learning to choose from. Which training technique would you go with, synchronous or asynchronous learning? Synchronous Learning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp. This is true of all synchronous learning -- presenters have to keep people focused.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If a customer service agent has had to sit through dry lecture videos that were filmed ten years ago, which are now online, that may be their image of eLearning.” SCORM, defines how to create SCOs (sharable content objects) or units of online training materials to be shared across systems.

Telepresence: upping the stakes in synchronous online communication

Clive on Learning

HP, for example, charges $350,000 for every room it kits out and, in America, a further $18,000 a month for service. I've just booked a four-day trip to Indianapolis to participate in a client problem-solving meeting. There are just four of us participating, two from the UK, to from the USA.

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

Designed specifically to cater to eLearning courseware designed for use in the aviation industry, the standards were adopted by course-providers to create eLearning content for all industries. Creating Better Blended Learning.

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Role of L&D in Creating Effective Sales Enablement Strategies


What: This includes practical knowledge of the product, including its technical specifications, integration points and even service level agreements. There has to be constant communication and synchronization between the product, marketing and sales teams. How to Create Compelling Content for Effective Sales Enablement? Sales reps shouldn’t be looking for valuable content or waste time in creating content to share with prospects.

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Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

However, of these, it is HTML5 which has emerged as the language of choice to create responsive content which can be consumed on all platforms including PC, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. Once you sign-up for the service, you will be provided your login credentials.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


Synchronous: Synchronous learning refers to a learning environment in which everyone participates at the same time. We usually think if this as classroom training, but synchronous learning can occur on-line in a virtual classroom or web conferencing system.

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The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

So how can we, as instructional designers and eLearning developers, avoid the problems created by eLearning-in-a-vacuum? These are just a few ideas for social anchors that might help create a more social learning enabled environment for the lonely eLearner.

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How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

First and foremost, Flash was created for the PC era. Given that Flash was created for the PC, the use of Flash was limiting the iOS experience. HTML5 is coding language that allows us to create responsive content and view it online on all types of reader platforms.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Instructor-centered class (virtual) – similar to classroom except instructor delivers instruction via the Web and class can be synchronous or asynchronous. to create an experience that is interactive and fun. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

Free e-Learning books


His guidance is as applicable to classroom-based as it is to e-learning based training." — Patty Crowell, director, Global Education Services, LSI Logic 20 webtools applied to teaching by Ana Maria Menezes Theory and Practice of Online Learning - Athabasca University Awarded the Charles A.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

World: The Evolution of Distance Learning , Norm Willox, CEO of Critical Information Network, described the “brain drain&# that today’s companies are experiencing as: “Waves of craftsmen retiring, creating a void of skilled personnel and increasing operational risk for plants and facility operators. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager.

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Adobe Captivate: Adding Videos to eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

To insert a video, open or create a Captivate project and then choose  Video > Insert Video  to open the  Insert Video  dialog box.  Generally speaking, media services are servers available in the cloud that house your videos for you.

Ease your training processes with an LMS Active Directory Integration


An Active Directory is a tool for organizing and managing a computer network that works with users, services, posts, access to devices, access to equipment permissions or information, servers, etc. Users will be created, deleted or updated automatically in LMS.

The 10 essential features of an ideal online learning delivery platform

Your Training Edge

An LMS Software (LMS) is one such platform that is helping to improve eLearning ROIs, increase learner motivation, and create effective online learning programs. This method of delivering a lecture is also called a synchronous or an instructor-led class.

Organizations as Communities?—?Part 2

ID Reflections

This involves creating the conditions and preparing the soil (the ethos/culture) for dialogues to take place. Creating space for Synchronicity ?— ?In An expert’s mind will not be able to create space for emergence.

Joomla Moodle integration is the perfect ally for your company


Joomla is a hugely popular, free open source content management system (CMS) used by millions to create and manage online content. Due to that, Moodle counts with an increasing team of people that provide Moodle services and create many integrations that makes a more powerful platform.

Adobe Captivate: Six Ways to Use Voiceover Scripts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Once you have pasted the voiceover script phrase by phrase into the Slide Notes pane, you can create the closed captioning just by clicking a check box.   And if you have accurately divided the script into phrases as shown above, it will automatically be synchronized with the audio.

SCORM Cloud API gets its biggest upgrade of the decade

Rustici Software

It was “REST-like” at best as it was created before REST became well established. While the API service structure was novel at the time, it has become dated and past the point of sustainability. The v1 API supports both synchronous and asynchronous imports. Synchronous imports are easier for customers to implement on the frontend, but they become problematic once the course being imported exceeds the size that can be processed in under 30 seconds.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

military has created some very interesting and useful gamesfocused on medical training and cultural education. market forreal-time collaboration-based learning products and services is nowover $2.6

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

User experience (UX) is described as a person’s emotions when using a particular product, system or service. That’s why creating content that’s optimized for search engines is crucial to growing engagement metrics.

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eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

Synchronous Learning. Asynchronous Vs. Synchronous Learning. In synchronous learning situations students learn at the same time by activities such as attending a lecture or laboratory. Created by Subject Matter Experts.

New style templates and more news you just can’t miss


Create internal links in a much more creative way. You can now use the Linked Images item to create internal links in your course and provide a much more creative browsing experience. New embedding service: LOOM.

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

You could be a beginning Captivate user creating a self-paced page turner, you could be a Flash developer melding ActionScript and Javascript to communicate with an LMS, or you could be an instructor maxing out whiteboards and breakout rooms in Adobe Connect to synchronously engage learners. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. By Jonathan Shoaf.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Asynchronous delivery is more effective than synchronous delivery. Asynchronous courses, like MOOCs, may work better than synchronous online courses.

Should you use SSO or an API with your LMS?


Single Sign-On, or SSO as it is commonly known, is a feature that enables an end-user within an organization to access multiple services/applications, using just one set of credentials, for example, employee i.d Question 2: Do you need users from a separate system to be created in your LMS?

Single Sign On (SSO) for your LMS


Single Sign-On or SSO as it is commonly known, is a feature that enables an end-user within an organization to access multiple services/applications, using just one set of credentials, for example, employee i.d Synchronization of Data.

Freedom, Content Troubleshooting, and Creative Cloud Libraries: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. #BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community.

4 Ways to Tweak your eLearning for Extended Audiences


This makes it necessary for instructional designers to create alternative methods for eLearners to receive feedback from their facilitators. The idea is to create a comfortable environment that makes reaching out between learners and facilitators easy.

How to Make a Tutorial Video Step-by-Step ?? [With Examples]


Also, a staggering percentage of businesses who use video as their communication tool believe that it has increased user understanding of their product or service. There is no doubt that tutorial videos have the power to guide viewers into the proper way of using a product or a service.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Anticipation creates surprise which then rewards the brain with dopamine.   If you’ve ever tried to make your own professional video, you know how difficult it is to produce anything that resembles what a high-price videographer using professional equipment can create. Twice as many scribe viewers said they would buy the service. And here's a sample video that I created with VideoScribe to promote my IconLogic class:  Whiteboard Animation with VideoScribe.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

A hospital learns how to put the “wow” in customer service. Highly committed, highly competent people create financial rewards for the organization; organizations that develop their people and provide opportunities for growth are sought-after by high-impact performers.

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No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

We believe each of them is powerful enough to drive your organization to mobile learning, but put together they create the perfect storm for adoption. This seemingly contrarian advice comes from the fact that creating a comprehensive strategy is time consuming and complex.