Educational Technology/Synchronous Learning

Synchronous learning is a learning environment in which everyone takes part at the same time.[1] Options include shared audio, video, and desktop or application sharing.


  • 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.


  • Synchronous learning requires everyone who participates to be available at the same time.
  • Synchronous meeting may take more time collectively than asynchronous alternatives.


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