How to Make Better Use of Synchronous Sessions


Synchronous (a.k.a. Because of this, synchronous sessions (meaning classes taught in real time) have long held an ambiguous place in online education. Now, the fact that a third of students rank synchronous sessions as “very helpful” is still good news.

What Is Synchronous Learning? Less Than 100 Words

Roundtable Learning

Ready to learn more about synchronous learning? Let’s dive into what synchronous learning is, how it differs from asynchronous learning , and its benefits and disadvantages. . What Is Synchronous Learning? Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Learning.


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Scaling what works: The case for synchronous learning in the ‘age of the MOOC’

CLO Magazine

Of course, identifying the problem is only the first step toward exploring the solution. And it’s no secret that synchronous, instructor-led learning is more effective than MOOCs for learners and businesses alike. Was 2020 really the “second year of the MOOC?” .

Asynchronous or Synchronous A Guide To eLearning Approaches


For learners to participate and acquire new skills and knowledge, there are two methods of online training to pay attention to; synchronous and asynchronous eLearning. Synchronous eLearning. Technical problems can arise which may interfere with the live class.

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication: How to Use Both to Absolutely Dominate Remote Work

TechSmith Camtasia

The answers often come down to the choice between synchronous vs. asynchronous communication. What is synchronous communication? Synchronous simply means that the communications happen in real time, with all parties engaged simultaneously. Synchronous vs. asynchronous?

Tips and Tools for Synchronous e-Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Higher education started out as all synchronous learning - and as they have branched into web-based solutions they have stuck with the synchronous model in many cases. Higher education folks have put some thought into how adult learning theory relates to synchronous learning tools and techniques. An inclination to problem-centered learning. Motivation - synchronous systems provide motivation for distance learners to keep up with their peers. Develop Problem-.

Side Effects Of Online Education

Dan Keckan

Today, with enormous technological advances, teachers can train their students with various online tools to communicate with them when they are unable to interact with them or share the problems they have. eLearning For Kids Asynchronous Vs Synchronous Learning Online Courses Online Learning

ID and eLearning Links 8/25/20

Experiencing eLearning

First, you need data to know where the problems are so you know how to change the systems. Bookmarks Accessibility diversity freelancing synchronous learning tools ZoomAs I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog.

10 Must-Read Materials About Synchronous Learning


This week we gathered 10 must-read articles about synchronous learning so next time not only your choice will be easier but if you choose to deliver real-time e-learning experience, you will know everything you need to make it super valuable and engaging. Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Where do we start? Synchronous and Asynchronous Infographic Here’s something for those of you who prefer pictures than reading. Opinion synchronous

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Rather than sitting through hours of traditional classroom training, users can tap into Web-based tutorials, interactive job aids and other tools to zero in on just the information they need to solve problems, perform specific tasks or quickly update their skills. Synchronous Learning- Synchronous refers to eLearning offerings where you participate as part of a group and everyone in the group needs to be logged in at the same time.

Resolve Failed SCORM- with Synchronous XMLHttpRequest Error and the Spinning Progress Circle on Scorm Cloud Upload

Adobe Captivate

There is a 3+ year old post on this at [link] and I was having similar problem. The problem for me, is what exactly can I do about it? Problem 1 – Quiz Pool Names with a Hyphen “ – “ This Pool Name issue has been incorrect in my Captivate projects for years, but I ran Flash files. For example, I might have named a Quiz Pool as “ Work-Out_and_Problem_Loans ” and that hyphen is a no-no.


Strategies for transformation 2: from synchronous to asynchronous

Clive on Learning

The second step on the route to transformation is a shift from interventions that are synchronous to those that are asynchronous. In case you''re not familiar with the jargon, ''synchronous'' learning activities happen in real-time - they are ''live''. The defining characteristic of a synchronous activity is that all the participants have to be available at the same time. The argument for being synchronous There is nothing inherently wrong with synchronous communication.

The problem with pre-work

Clive on Learning

For some this failure has become such an obstacle that it threatens the whole basis of blended learning, which will typically mix asynchronous activities (which these trainers would categorise as 'pre-work' and 'post-work') alongside the synchronous (whether bricks-and-mortar classroom or its virtual equivalent). Yes, because the biggest problem is calling it 'pre-work' in the first place. It is not necessary for a blend to include any synchronous elements.

Face time

E-Learning Provocateur

We have asynchronous tools such as online discussion forums, synchronous tools such as instant messaging, and semi-synchronous tools such as Twitter. The opportunity for the attendees to put a face to a name, share their experiences, gripe about common problems, suggest ways to solve them, and simply feel less alone left a lasting impression on me. And if you can, organise synchronous sessions, preferably featuring the participants’ voices and faces.

Telepresence: upping the stakes in synchronous online communication

Clive on Learning

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 meeting lasts just two days, so the remaining two days are largely wasted in travelling. I'm not that bothered about going to my grave without having seen Indianapolis (no offence, any residents who are reading this), so the travel is no real incentive. So, why are we meeting face-to-face when we could be online?

What Type of MOOC Is Right For You?

Your Training Edge

Their videos often feature whiteboard problem-solving sequences rather than talking heads. These courses have an interactive approach that goes beyond just knowledge transfer: students interact with the software by solving problems and receiving instant feedback. Synchronous MOOCs and Asynchronous MOOCs. MOOCs can be delivered in a synchronous or an asynchronous format. So, your company has decided to “go MOOC.” What now?

First Impressions of TelePresence

Experiencing eLearning

One of the problems we had with our session is that we had more people in the room than official seats. Tags: Tools Workplace Learning e-Learning synchronous e-learning TelePresence I recently participated in my first TelePresence meeting. If you haven’t seen this technology, imagine videoconferencing, but life-size and set up so it feels more like you’re physically in the same room.

Engaging online learners 5

Learning with 'e's

And yet asynchronous modes of online learning can be as equally powerful as synchronous methods. For the uninitiated, synchronous communication occurs in the same timeframe, and interaction is more or less simultaneous (think video, telephone or live text).

Breaking a loop.

Adobe Captivate

Hello Captivate users, I encountered a little problem and decided to put it up for a discussion. Any ideas what the problem might be ? Adobe Captivate Discussion Tips and Tricks discussion synchronizeMaybe someone will come up with a solution. I created a while loop with changing pictures. A few pictures appear for one second and disappear. It works fine, until I jump to another slide and return to the “looped” one. It seems that the loop is still running.

How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

The problem is there is a right way to do it and lots of wrong ways to do it. The problem with JI was their name. Three huge problems are facing brick and mortar colleges as a whole. 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). . If you are a bricks and mortar college or university, you may be considering offering online courses.

Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

For long clips (to be avoided, better split up on more slides) that can take a while and could even lead to synchronizing problems. This leads to a similar situation as with project audio: it takes a while before that longer clip is loaded and often synchronizing with appearance of slide items is screwed up. Adobe Captivate Blog Q&As audio Audio Editing Audio Sync audio tracks audio-problems blog library q&as

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What Is E-learning, And How To Create The Best Types Of E-learning?

Spark Your Interest

So, let’s dive into what is e-learning and how different types of e-learning solve various problems for organizations. What is E-Learning: Synchronous or Asynchronous. To answer what is e-learning, we first need to discuss synchronous and asynchronous e-learning.

Blends, borders and boundaries

Learning with 'e's

Many types of borders (binaries) exist in 'the blend', including those between personal/social, learner as producer/consumer of knowledge, synchronous/asynchronous, local/global, closed/open, real life/virtual and local/distance. In such situations, our theoretical knowledge of these complexities can enable us to find new practical ways to obviate the problems. asynchronous Blended learning border content distance education pedagogy remix synchronous teaching Technology

Seeing is Believing: Simple Graphic Design Tips To Improve Online Courses by Jessi Nokes and Erin Sappington

Learning Solutions Magazine

The problem? Tags: Asynchronous Design Techniques Graphics Interface Design Media Synchronous You’ve reviewed your content, but it seems like something is missing. You can’t quite put your finger on it. The information is great, but everything looks just a little bit … drab. You’ve overlooked the importance of keeping your e-Learning visually interesting. Here are some tips to make your content “pop.”.

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. Synchronous Based Learning (SBL). How often have you heard the term “synchronous based learning&# and been told it is e-learning? Same small group communication dynamics, instructor concerns, classroom challenges and problems. I will not lie. Not everyone loves e-learning, nor will they.

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How can microlearning be helpful for the sales team?

Creativ Technologies

There is also the problem of sharing long training courses with employees in different locations. But this is not a problem with microlearning courses where WhatsApp groups can be formed and videos can be forwarded. There are a lot of efforts required from the sales team these days.

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties - Technology meets Education

But before we move on to practical tips, an analysis of what is asynchronous and synchronous learning is, should be conducted. Synchronous & Asynchronous learning. Synchronous learning. or by being connected via a synchronous learning platform. problems.

Design for life

Learning with 'e's

Conversely, presenting a problem to students places them in an unfamiliar context where they are compelled to expend mental energy to solve it. In such a case, using a great deal of mental effort can result in learning the structure and space of the problem. In the future when students encounter similar problem spaces, they are then able to use analogical reasoning to solve those problems more quickly. Jung Archetypes and Synchronicity 19.

Top 6 Cornerstone Alternatives and Cornerstone Competitors in 2020!


Cornerstone offers outstanding features such as SCORM compliance , blended learning, gamification, built-in course authoring, synchronous and asynchronous learning, mobile learning, and much more.

Joining the dots

Learning with 'e's

Students will have an innate need to make sense of what they see or hear, so teachers could provide them with puzzles, challenges and problems to solve that require them to ''close'' or make sense of. One example would be ill-structured problems, which have several possible solutions. Ill structured problems are deliberately poorly defined. Jung Archetypes and Synchronicity 19. This is number 20 in my series on learning theories.

Coming to terms with live online learning

Clive on Learning

The field of real-time, online communications (see the problem?) Synchronous online communications for learning (this is the term that Xyleme used to describe the podcast I just made with them; it's not bad, but I've yet to meet a learning and development professional outside the e-learning field who even knows what the word 'synchronous' means, let alone it's implications for learning). Synchronous training. Synchronous teaching and learning online.

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The point of no return

Learning with 'e's

Teachers should therefore develop schemes of work and lessons that have elements of doubt and ill-structured problems for students to solve. Jung Archetypes and Synchronicity 19. affective domain disorienting dilemma education Ill Structured problems Jack Merizow learning self assessment transformation horizon transformative learning This is number 27 in my series on learning theories.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 1


This is a good time to team up, divide and conquer, and problem solve. Does your organization have access to an online conference platform to teach synchronously? . Will you teach synchronously or asynchronously, or will it be a mix of the two? Step 1: Triage & Planning.

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Course Checklist to be followed by elearning companies USA

Creativ Technologies

But it’s tough to determine what kind of elearning to choose for learners, whether asynchronous or synchronous tools. For example, if the course is delivered in the synchronous format then the learners can interact more with the trainer.

When Good Learning Technologies Go Bad

InSync Training

As part of our Expert Synchronous Producer (ESP) certificate course at InSync Training, we discuss and share the “4-Step Disaster Recovery Process,” which addresses how to diagnose problems and minimize anxieties to keep the session going. The virtual classroom can be easy and work flawlessly but sometimes you get learners speaking out, saying they cannot see slides building, the slides are moving slowly or they cannot hear the presenter.

Taking the risk

Learning with 'e's

Why do we insist on synchronized behaviour, where everything is dependent on the clock? They will need to acquire critical thinking and problem solving skills, and will need to be highly digitally literate. SGHS is an Engineering specialist school, so the emphasis is clearly on problem solving, design and implementation of ideas. Skipton Girls High School risk engineering co-construction learning school factory model of education problem solving cross curricular content

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Is it a training problem? Ideally, you should determine whether you can actually solve the client’s problem or not with training during the sales process, before you even agree to create a course. If the answer is yes, training won’t fix the problem; it’s a question of motivation, resources, or the environment. Use training to address skill gaps, not for other problems. The Performance Analysis Quadrant is one way to determine what kind of problem it is.

5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

However, as time has marched on, organizations face certain problems using this delivery method, such as logistic issues, high cost of loss productivity, inability to connect learning back in the workplace, the inability to provide learning reinforcement and the list continues.

CC text not showing

Adobe Captivate

I have inserted audio and multi-slide synchronized video in one slide, for the first 5 sec audio playing then video playing. The problem here is I have inserted CC text for both audio and video, here the video CC text is showing but audio CC text is not showing. can anyone help me on this? The post CC text not showing appeared first on eLearning. Audio Media Question audio captivate closed captions closed caption button media question

How is E-learning Transforming the Entire Education Sector?


E-learning is classified into two broad types – synchronous and asynchronous learning. Synchronous Learning. Synchronous learning refers to online or distance learning in which instructors and students interact with each other in real-time.