What is Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning and Why Should You Care?


You may have heard people talk about synchronous and asynchronous learning before. What is Synchronous Learning? Synchronous learning refers to the traditional classroom we all know and love. People are most familiar and comfortable with synchronous learning.

In response to The importance of being synchronous

ID Reflections

My response to The Importance of being synchronous from Onlignment. The vibe and synchronized energy have to be there. Tags: asynchronous comm synchronous comm social networking sites communication It's a great discussion topic and there is already a very thoughtful comment posted.

How to Track e-Learning in an LMS

MagicBox Blog

Right learning management system can prove to be an invaluable tool to help educators automate all tracking and recording activities and maintain learner records – score sheets, grade reports, certificates, and much more. MagicBox helps you track student progress and performance through its comprehensive LMS platform that offers videos, quizzes, and cutting-edge analytics. Each attempt can be stored separately for LMS administrators to view; Tracking techniques in e-Learning.

MOOCs for Corporate E-learning

Origin Learning

Flexible synchronization – MOOCs offer the benefit of courses to be synchronized among different learners taking a particular course, yet give them enough freedom to steer through the course as their schedules allow.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

This is where an association stores data on their members and prospective members for tracking memberships, managing newsletter subscriptions, offering special gifts, sending invitations to events and workshops, and promoting discounts on products and services.

Synchronous e-learning myths #1: One hour is enough for anyone

Clive on Learning

Well, because I couldn't have synchronous e-learning myths #2 and #3 but no #1. I must admit that, up until the event, I thought I had a pretty good handle on how to use virtual classrooms and other synchronous technologies successfully. Brian designed a fast track induction, also over three weeks, but this time for four hours a day, entirely online. Next: Synchronous e-learning myth #2: Classroom will always be bestThis posting is a rewrite.

How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

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? We track their IP address. If you are a bricks and mortar college or university, you may be considering offering online courses.

What is eLearning?

Tim Slade

First and foremost, eLearning can be synchronous or asynchronous. Most instructor-led training is synchronous, which means all the learners are engaged in the learning event at the same time. With that being said, there are also several examples of eLearning that is synchronous.

Integrating your Joomla site with an LMS solution is a great option for virtual training


Joomla LMS integration brings your elearning to Joomla, giving you one-click access to training content, letting you assign courses and track performance, plus much more. User Synchronization. Track the performance, course completion, users data, and more.

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

Origin Learning

As eLearning gravitated towards online delivery and synchronous learning, SCORM became more popular and AICC lost favor with companies designing and deploying eLearning solutions. SCORM was not enough to track user/learner progress. xAPI ensures that informal learning is tracked.

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Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course


Or, if you’re a teacher with a great ILT track record or an expertise in a popular subject, your institution may ask you to adapt your lessons for digital students.

Does Salesforce have an LMS?


Salesforce Lightning doesn’t work as an LMS by itself, but it surely becomes a powerful tool when is integrated with an LMS solution capable to send all the data and synchronize with the Salesforce Lightning platform.

Choosing Rapid Authoring Tools For An Engaging Mobile Content Delivery


Some of these features include tracking & reporting, user-friendly interface and advance development of interactive courses. ? It supports varied features that include intuitive interface, animation synchronization, easy to maintain and exclusive mobile support.

The 10 essential features of an ideal online learning delivery platform

Your Training Edge

This method of delivering a lecture is also called a synchronous or an instructor-led class. The world of eLearning has flourished in the last decade. Online teaching tools are evolving to boost efficiency, bridge gaps as soon as they appear.

Some new elearning companies ;)

Clark Quinn

As I continue to track what’s happening, I get the opportunity to review a wide number of products and services. While tracking them all would be a full-time job, occasionally some offer new ideas. Yalms: these folks are offering the ‘post-LMS’ It’s not an LMS, and instead offers course management, hosting, and tracking. They also have a synchronized swimming version.

Wish You Could Search Within a Video? Use an Interactive Transcript!

3Play Media

An interactive transcript is a time-synchronized transcript that highlights the words as they are being spoken in a video. Multiple text tracks: toggle between different languages for international audiences. Video has completely revolutionized the way we consume online content.

A Conversation with Álvaro Mas of Hooptap

Kapp Notes

Hooptap tracks completion of progress for the learner. Our product also enables data synchronization and integrates specific communications with external environments to reward any action you can track inside or outside the platform.



It make course data synchronization much easier and makes customer data available across the entire organization.

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. Edit audio to correct mistakes and pauses, add an external track, or attach sound effects or narration to individual objects. Adobe Captivate App Packager Embed a range of HTML5 animations and synchronize them with your Adobe Captivate course. Track all conversations using the Learning Analytics dashboard. by Kevin Siegel.

The Safety & Compliance Lookbook (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

Other times, there is plenty of budget, but it is being invested in instructor-led, synchronous training that is expensive and hard to sustain. Safety training should be easy to track and prove compliance.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

Blended model has had the classroom as its base of digital components providing the much needed experiential learning, giving the flexibility to the learners to choose their own schedules in case of asynchronous learning or locations in synchronous learning.

Design Learning Experiences – Not Instructional Presentations

Origin Learning

This is the swiftest and surest way to ensure that you and your client/customer are on the same track in terms of understanding business requirements. Learners want to be engaged constantly, they wish to learn at their own pace, they want synchronized and seamless learning across devices.

Corporate University:Include Technology

Your Training Edge

On the other hand, the population may be resistant to blogging or watching a training course via a synchronous web conference. In today’s environment, technology is king.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

In-house mentorship is a great way to improve onboarding, synchronize methodology and processes, empower communication and employee retention. Track employee engagement and satisfaction.

Give your Professional Associations a Worthwhile LMS Therapy


However, all the associations which fall in the nonprofit sector, often face challenges associated with legacy learning technology like managing various systems, poor synchronization and many more. Do you know what are associations? and what are they known for?

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.

Developing Mobile Content — Fast and Far-Reaching


The learner can access the content via the Web and his or her progress through the course can also be tracked. Courses created with rapid authoring tools conform to SCORM- and AICC, ensuring that tracking is made possible through any new-age LMS.

Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

The learner should download the course, go and learn in offline mode, take tests and synchronize the results when net is connected back. This can be done using Google Gears to some extent, or with the Harbinger Offline Player all the way up to SCORM compatible tracking. Virtual Class Room Synchronous classrooms have the added advantage of a live instructor available at the time of learning.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

These kinds of conversations will not only enable the employee to keep on track but also provide them with a tool to reflect upon and extract their learning. It can happen anytime, anywhere, in any form – synchronously, asynchronously, and semi-synchronously.

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


Your data will be synchronized the next time you reconnect. Also, the offline learning progress of the learner can be tracked by the instructor in real time, thanks to the SCORM compliance aspect of the LMS.

5 Best Practices For An Effective Virtual Team Experience


Teams that use agendas are more likely to stay on-topic and achieve their goals, even if they get side-tracked on occasion. messages), and have fewer synchronous (e.g. beep …”You are now entering the conference call.”

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

There are big problems with tracking and verifying a learners’ CE balance. Just as importantly, ledgers transparently track the movement of credits from party to party – in our case, from CE provider to certificant to certifying board.

7 Habits of Highly Effective LXPs

HT2 Labs

This may well be using the same tips and tricks we’ve done previously, such as linear online courses or synchronized learning (be it face to face or online) as each of these have their own place and time where they are beneficial. With the benefits of a standardized data set, xAPI allows impact to be tracked and observed through easy access to the data, for example, through combining learning data with sales and performance data from other systems.

Make Your LMS Mobile Compatible in 4 Easy Ways

CommLab India

This will help your organization provide learners uninterrupted access to learning and training; moreover, you can track learners’ progress without obligating them to sit at their desks. When the Internet connection is restored, learning progress gets synchronized with the online application.

Capitalize on the CRM-LMS Combined Functionality with Moodle Salesforce Integration


Speaking of movement of data from Moodle to Salesforce, the managers/admins can assign courses to the customers/employers/students’ data present in Salesforce and track their course progress in real time or periodically, and this can be done from anywhere in the world at anytime.