Designing for Active Synchronous LearningEnrol
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Programme Area: Professional Development
Cluster(s): Facilitation of Learning
Institution: Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Delivery Mode: Instructor-led
About this Module
In this 2-hour self-paced (asynchronous) course, you will have the opportunity to:
- List the benefits and challenges of synchronous online learning
- Select factors to consider when planning for active synchronous online learning
- Identify appropriate strategies to address common issues with synchronous learning
At the end of this module you can check your understanding, by trying out the Analyse Synchronous Session activities.
WHAT: Synchronous online learning occurs when learners “meet” all at the same time to learn using web-based technology. WHY: Synchronous online learning can reduce the feelings of lack of community and “distance” that students may experience in online courses.