Asynchronous Vs Synchronous Learning

Find the latest Asynchronous Vs Synchronous Learning articles. Definition, best practices and trends of Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning from our top eLearning authors. Find out more!

October 15, 2013

Benefits of Synchronous and Asynchronous e-Learning

Online learning environments are becoming more frequent in teaching and learning than ever before (Bonk & Zhang, 2006; Er, Özden, & Arifoglu, 2009; Skylar, 2009). Synchronous and asynchronous learning technologies are the two most common online learning types (Hrastinski, 2008; Er et al., 2009; Simonson, Smaldino, Albright, & Zvacek, 2012). The purpose of this article is to discuss the advantages of using both synchronous and asynchronous technologies in an online learning environment.

by Michael Higley
August 28, 2012

Top 5 Tips To Convert Your Traditional Course Into An eLearning Format

Several eLearning professionals in the eLearning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format. However, some of them do the same mistake again and again: they simply move their content such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, audios, and documents to a Learning Management System using an eLearning Content Authoring tool. In my opinion, they have just converted their traditional courses to an electronic format. In this article I'll present the top 5 tips to convert your face to face courses into an eLearning format.
by Christopher Pappas