Educational Technology/Synchronous Learning
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.
- 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.