Educational Technology/Synchronous Learning
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Synchronous learning is a learning environment in which everyone takes part at the same time. Options include shared audio, video, and desktop or application sharing.
Pros[edit | edit source]
- Synchronous learning allows students to ask questions and receive feedback in real time.
- Many synchronous meeting tools are now free for small groups of users.
Cons[edit | edit source]
- Synchronous learning requires everyone who participates to be available at the same time.
- Synchronous meeting may take more time collectively than asynchronous alternatives.