Is synchronous eLearning necessary? If yes, in which situations?? 

Creativ Technologies

Synchronous learning, which is the focus of companies, is an expensive proposition when organized offline, however it can be done online without incurring many costs through video conferencing software. Attendance tracking is easier with synchronous eLearning.

Does synchronous training fit the modern workplace?


With self-paced training starting to slump, could synchronous training (self-paced learning’s antithesis) be making a comeback? In this post, we ask: “ What is synchronous training? What is synchronous training? But what is synchronous training? Use it anytime.


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Get your eLearning activities available without internet connection thanks to an Offline training platform


On this occasion, we will talk about offline training platform and its benefits in the e-learning industry. The Offline training platform offered by Paradiso LMS is available for Windows 10, Mac OS, Android and, iOS. The Offline version of our LMS is a downloadable Application that can be used for students to read content, watch videos or take quizzes. All data and progress in the offline player are synced automatically with the LMS.

Synchronous vs asynchronous elearning


In today’s elearning environment the type of learning that takes place is generally divided into one of two categories: synchronous and asynchronous. What is synchronous learning? Examples of synchronous elearning are online chat and videoconferencing. Any learning tool that is in real-time, such as instant messaging that allows students and teachers to ask and answer questions immediately, is synchronous.

What an offline player means for your learning community


Well, we are getting towards this with an Offline Player for your LMS. An offline player, in the context of elearning, is a program which allows learners to download elearning content when they are connected to the internet, then complete the training later when disconnected. Read on and find out what an offline player could do for your employees. Not so long ago all learning was delivered offline. The Offline Player.

Offline Learning – The Power of Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device Access to E-learning!


Importance of Offline Learning. Hence, the provision of offline learning , where the content can be set up ahead of time when access to internet connection is available. This offline learning feature became a hit for those who don’t have internet connection at home or while travelling. LMS that exhibits offline learning capabilities can be a blessing in disguise for those who are unlikely to have continuous internet connectivity.

The spectrum between synchronous and asynchronous training


The very first step to take when designing asynchronous training experiences for remote learners is to decide where exactly on the synchronous-asynchronous spectrum the new online training course needs to be. The spectrum between synchronous and asynchronous training.

Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad…Offline!

TechSmith Camtasia

app from the App Store, but the benefit is that your interactive videos are playable offline (as opposed to just playing the MP4 video using the iPad’s native player). In this post I took his method of combining Camtasia videos and an iOS app called GoodReader to make them available offline, while still maintaining the interactivity present in the TechSmith Smart Player. But what if you or your viewers want (or need) to view the interactive video offline–on an iPad?

Can web training software replace your offline training?


All the familiar ingredients of an enterprise (offline) training session circa 2000. Offline training is costly. Let’s be clear about the biggest pain point with offline training first: it’s expensive. Offline training is a disruption. What makes offline learning expensive is not just the costs inherent in maintaining a training space and paying for instructors, hardcopies and the like. Offline training is ineffective.

TalentLMS Goes Mobile (and offline) With Our New & Free, iOS App


Rather it aims to be its perfect companion for delivering offline learning , micro-learning and micro-certifications. The ability to continue learning while not connected to the internet, or as we industry pundits call it “offline learning”, is the flagship feature of the mobile app. What’s best, your progress will automagically get synchronized with the server when you go back online.

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. technologies grow in importance, synchronous learning can be facilitated on enterprise social networks and on on-line chat and instant messaging services.

How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

Include m-learning and focus on vendors who are moving to online/offline synch with tablets. In today’s higher education e-learning world, synchronous based learning rules. before the class is even launched (if they follow the synchronous based approach). . What would you rather prefer: A synchronous based course/class which provides no real engagement or interactivity and is truly one sided – linear?

What Is Blended Learning? Types and Benefits:


3.Physical and virtual classroom: In this, teachers can blend the sessions of virtual and offline classes as per their own choices.

What is mobile learning? (M-learning)


Offline is online. It used to be so hard to reconcile offline data with online, synchronized data, but as best-in-class enterprise learning solutions providers continue to realize, offline is the new online, and we need offline data to sync effortlessly with online data.

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Is hybrid learning a better way of instruction than traditional classrooms?   

Creativ Technologies

The students in a hybrid learning model log onto a SaaS-based model and attend classes where other students are present online or offline. The teachers must consider the learning objectives, for which the students need instruction synchronously and for which they need the resource material.

Is blended learning really advantageous in K12 teaching?

Creativ Technologies

The most significant benefit of blended learning is that since the learners have to attend the synchronous classes once in a while, either through VILT or in person, they get feedback. The students can switch from the online to offline learning modules when they desire.

Deliver your training programs from any device with Paradiso LMS App


In this way, with the implementation of the LMS App, you can reduce the time spend to leisure or boredom by turning your smartphone into a tool that, with the help of the LMS, will make the learning processes a didactic experience, effective, modern, safe and available for your users in offline mode. The synchronization of changes and movements that users have made within the LMS App, evaluation notes or activity reports , is done once the smartphone is connected to an internet network.

Top 5 Practices of Using an LMS for Training Delivery


Balance synchronous and asynchronous learning. Traditional teaching models have mostly been synchronous, that is, the learner and the teacher interact with each other in real-time. LMS solutions are capable of delivering both synchronous and asynchronous training.

Asynchronous learning

Ed App

If you’re not familiar with this term yet, then it may be best to start by taking a look at its counterpart: synchronous learning. Synchronous Learning: Everyone on the Same Page. Synchronous learning is characterized by a highly structured learning environment.

Captivate 5 for University Educators

Adobe Captivate

The session examines the growing phenomena of online courses and online supplemental eLearning modules for courses that remain face to face or are becoming blended online and offline instruction. This one hour session hosted by Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, will focus on making the transition to asynchronous and synchronous online education & distance learning for university faculty and instructional design support personnel.

What is Asynchronous ELearning?


Sure there is mobile learning (a fast growing segment of elearning ), but there is also two distinct types of elearning: asynchronous and synchronous. It is also in reference to any offline materials that a learner may use in conjunction with the elearning course. While many people know what elearning is, not as many know that there are different types of elearning.

Introducing the TalentLMS’ App for iPhone & iPad


It also turns TalentLMS into an effective tool for delivering offline learning, micro-learning and micro-certifications. Offline Learning & Synchronization. The most important feature of the mobile app is that it lets you continue learning while being offline. You can download a course, get on a plane (or on a train or in a submarine), complete your training and then synchronize with the server when you get online. Mobile and Offline compatibility.

7 Must have features of an instructional design software and recommendations


Generally instructional design process is needed in both online and offline training. More over, you can easily add voice over to your text and easily synchronize your animations with audio. An instructional design software is useful in ensuring that the ID process is effective, easy and efficient. However, before picking up tools, it is important to analyze and understand your instructional design process and requirements. What is instructional design?

How to Design Fantastic M-Learning with 9 Guidelines

Infopro Learning

Remember, your learners will be mobile and agile, and an m-learning module should be available to the learners both online and offline. Interactions with other learners can include both synchronous and asynchronous for communication and collaboration. Mobile phones have not only revolutionized the communication sector but the eLearning sector as well. With mobile devices hitting the 7 billion mark, organizations foresee a huge potential targeting this learning segment.

What is Mobile Learning? (M-Learning)


Offline is online. It used to be so hard to reconcile offline data with online, synchronized data, but as best-in-class Learning Platform providers continue to realize, offline is the new online, and we need offline data to sync effortlessly with online data.

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Top 10 eLearning Terms and Jargon You Should Know


It enables you to make your learning content available to the target audience round-the-clock and supports a variety of purposes including hosting online content — courses that are both asynchronous and synchronous, selling online course content, and analyzing and evaluating learners’ performance.

How Are You Fulfilling Your Employees’ “Moments of Need”?


Synchronous and asynchronous learning Social learning Along with learning from individual and group training lessons, workers can engage in an open exchange of learning, sharing both user-generated and user-discovered content. Amazon Prime. NetFlix. DoorDash.

Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Offline capability When your learners are always on the go, in far-flung parts of the world, internet connections vary from excellent to un-reliable and even non-existent sometimes. So you need to support offline learning capability. The learner should download the course, go and learn in offline mode, take tests and synchronize the results when net is connected back.

No home Wi-Fi? Ask3 & Videos To-Go.

TechSmith Camtasia

But, now, students can do all of this offline. Any videos or comments that the offline student makes will be automatically uploaded and synchronized when the iPad comes online again. For me, teaching is the art of improvisation. Over time, my lesson plan became, “Use plan B.” ” When we made Ask3, we thought: ”L et’s make teachers’ lives easier by having kids help each other.

The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

As much as technology is helping us in the short-term, we are already seeing the impact of too many synchronous video calls in the form of ‘Zoom fatigue’ L&D will need to critically explore the challenges of remote working and remote learning.

3 Hot Tips and Best Practices for Blended Learning Solutions


The blend could include asynchronous training modalities—such as eLearning, reading, research, and observation—or synchronous modalities, such as instructor-led or virtual instructor-led facilitation or a mix of both. Look at the content and decide which pieces can be studied asynchronously and synchronously, and then select the most appropriate modality for each. Synchronously: This is typically the skills-based content/objectives. Synchronous?

Training on a small screen: How to use the TalentLMS mobile app


Download training material and continue their learning even if they’re offline. Rather, it aims to be its perfect companion for delivering microlearning and micro-certifications both online and offline. Offline use and sync with the desktop version.

Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Simultaneously record narration, capture screen motion, and synchronize audio with slides and timed objects. Support for GIFT Format Easily convert offline questions into a GIFT format question bank that you can draw on to create quizzes. Adobe Captivate App Packager Embed a range of HTML5 animations and synchronize them with your Adobe Captivate course. by Kevin Siegel. In the good old days, software companies released major upgrades to their products every 2-3 years.

10 Benefits of eLearning For Entrepreneurs In Finance


Blended learning: A combination of online training (eLearning) and offline training (instruction-led). Synchronous courses: Live online classes. As a finance entrepreneur, you have to handle sensitive information like managing cash and financial details of clients.

eLearning vs. ILT: What’s Better For Me?

Roundtable Learning

You can offer downloadable eLearning , so learners can access it offline. We think of a virtual classroom as any space that allows for remote, real-time, synchronous learning (when people learn together at the same time). What Are The Advantages Of ILT (Synchronous Learning)?

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MOOCs in Performance Support

ID Reflections

MOOCs bring synchronous and asynchronous, online and offline together – The MOOC can have both synchronous and asynchronous learning modalities built in. I have been writing about MOOCs and the characteristics of MOOCs in my last few posts. One of my recent posts talks about the differences ( some of them ) between an online course and a MOOC.

KITABOO partners with Amazon Polly for creating interactive children’s eBooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

You can also create speech-enabled interactive eBooks in standard formats like MP3 and OGG, and make them available locally with apps, from the cloud, or devices for offline listening.

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Going native! eFrontPro for Android lands on Google Play Store


It also has a strong focus on mobile and offline learning, and especially microlearning (and microcertifications). The app offers offline learning with automatic synchronization of your status to your eFrontPro portal when you are back online. Of course, there are certain rules that must be respected in order for a course to function offline , like only using embeded video and not YouTube clips, or not rely on web links.

We’re live: Introducing the TalentLMS Android App


The TalentLMS for Android and for iOS have both been carefully designed and meticulously crafted to be the perfect companion for mobile and offline learning, microlearning and micro-certifications. TalentLMS for Android lets your learners access their content from everywhere, even when offline, in a secure, fast, mobile (and battery) friendly platform. A few of the features the TalentLMS Android app boasts are: • Offline Learning & Synchronization.

What is Blended Learning? A Guide to Everything You Need to Know


Blended learning uses online and offline technologies in tandem, allowing instructors to quickly adopt the latest learning trends and modalities into the curriculum. What is Blended Learning?