Asynchronous Learning

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May 21, 2016 | Sponsored

The Challenges Of Offline Learning

Connectivity is the key to harnessing the skills of the best employees around the world and a challenge businesses are facing on a daily basis. In this article I will explore the power and the challenges of offline learning in a world of digital change.
by Mike Alcock
February 10, 2016

Conquering The Isolation Of The Online Classroom

Do you ever feel that you are on an educational island? It’s 4 am, you are answering posts in an online classroom and it feels like you are alone. As the poet John Donne[1] said, “no man is an island”. No student or instructor is either. But what are some tips for making the asynchronous online educational environment into communities of learning?
by Elsie Walker
December 19, 2015

Asynchronous Learning Advantages And Disadvantages In Corporate Training

Online training in an asynchronous online environment means that the full responsibility of learning falls on the shoulders of employees; they are the ones who have maximum control over how, when, and where learning happens. But is learning at one’s own pace the ideal online training experience? In this article, I'll share 5 advantages and 5 disadvantages of asynchronous learning so that you will be able to determine whether your audience would benefit from this learning method or not.
by Christopher Pappas
August 16, 2015

7 Tips On How To Use Forums In eLearning

Forums in eLearning allow learners to connect and collaborate in eLearning environments, making them an ideal addition to both asynchronous and synchronous instructional strategies. In this article, I’ll offer 7 tips that can help you integrate forums into your next eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
August 13, 2015

4 Fleeting Icebreaker Adjectives

Asking students to identify themselves in four icebreaker adjectives can be a part of a welcome online discussion that leads them to read the online course syllabus and explain which two learning objectives they like most. It is a great technique that increases student engagement. This is how it works.
by Oliver Hedgepeth