How Do I Choose Between Synchronous and Asynchronous Activities?

How Do I Choose Between Synchronous and Asynchronous Activities?

Online Learning Tips

Are you tempted to reinvent the face-to-face classroom when planning an online course?

Participate in How Do I Choose Between Synchronous & Asynchronous Activities? and learn how to make online education more effective in its own right.

Achieving the right balance in activities is key.

The program mentor defines, describes, and shows you how to decide between synchronous activities and asynchronous activities when teaching online.

Learning Goals

After viewing How Do I Choose Between Synchronous & Asynchronous Activities?, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain the distinction between synchronous and asynchronous activities
  • List activities and technologies that support learning in synchronous and asynchronous environments
  • Describe the different learning objectives these teaching tools can help achieve
  • Select the mix of synchronous and asynchronous assignments best suited for your course

Topics Covered

Emphasizing learning objectives over technology, this online course design session walks you through a decision-making process based on what you want students to learn and helps you find the most effective way for them to process it.

You’ll understand when you need to use synchronous activities—those that take place at the same time but can occur in different places, such as webinars, texting, and audio/video conferences.

You’ll also see how asynchronous activities, which take place at different times and places and include things such as discussion boards and audio/video assignments, are best used to address specific online education challenges.

Takeaways

Like all Magna 20-Minute Mentors, How Do I Choose Between Synchronous & Asynchronous Activities? is fast, focused, and practical. Handouts and supplemental materials maximize the impact of the session, providing links and resources to help you start improving the way you use technology in online courses right away.

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