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SYNCHRONOUS AND ASYNCHRONOUS LEARNING


What is it?

This webpage discusses, compares, and provieds resources for synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Who is it for?

These resources are for anyone wanting to gain a further understanding of synchronous and asynchronous learning.

What can it do?

Synchronous learning:
  • Advantages and disadvantages

Asynchronous learning:
  • Advantages and disadvantages

When to use synchronous vs. ssynchronous learning? (info graphic)



How long should a synchronous session be?

Choosing the right mode and technology for your teaching:
  • Lectures
  • Videos
  • Case studies
  • Experiential / lab
  • Performance / creation
  • Tutorials
  • Collaborative work
  • Group discussions
  • Presentations
  • Research assignments
  • Assessment


Adapting your Course


Is it University approved?

The information and resources are provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at Concordia University.





Concordia University. (2020). Centre for Teaching and Learning: Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning. Retrieved from
https://www.concordia.ca/ctl/digital-teaching/synchronous-asynchronous.html (accessed 20 August 2020).
Concordia University. (2020). Centre for Teaching and Learning: Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning [pdf]. Retrieved from
https://www.concordia.ca/content/dam/concordia/offices/ctl/docs/resourcces/synch-asynch-info.pdf (accessed 20 August 2020).