Pros And Cons Of Asynchronous Online Learning

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Module 27: Online learning 27.0 Learning outcomes 27.1 Introduction 27.2 Online learning: Concept 27.3 Advantages of online learning 27.4 Synchronous online learning 27.5 Resources of synchronous online learning 27.6 Importance of synchronous online learning 27.7 Asynchronous online learning 27.8 Resources of asynchronous online learning 27.9 Importance of asynchronous online learning 27.10 Let us sum up 27.0 LEARNING OUTCOMES After going through this module you will be able to: • Explain the concept of online learning • Explain the concept of synchronous and asynchronous online learning • Distinguish between synchronous and asynchronous online learning • Explain the advantages and limitations of synchronous and asynchronous online…show more content…
Because of the rather high cost of organizing each learning program, it is not worthwhile often organize learning. In addition, Tele -education could reduce problem of different basic knowledge among learners because they could specifically choose the subject of their own interest. • Receive correct and interesting instruction: Tele-education gives each learner substance of lessons identical in all respects, with the original undistorted through transfer. Every time each learner calls up the substance of the same lesson, the system will demonstrate the same information to all learners. Thus learners could feel confident on the maximum reliability of the substance of lessons received. Furthermore, presentation involving a variety of forms - because computers that could support learning and teaching with lettering Imaging, video and sound -could be more interesting. • Encouraging interaction with other e-learners and an e-instructor: Chat rooms, discussion boards, instant messaging and e-mail all offer effective interaction for e -learners, and do a good job of taking the place of classroom discussion. Building an online community significantly influences the success of online…show more content…
• Instructional Pacing: Online learning environments provide flexibility and offer students personalized learning opportunities. Students learning online have the opportunity to express their thoughts without judgment or interruptions. Online learning experiences can be developed to provide advanced educational opportunities for the learning needs of individual students. • Real time communication: Synchronous learning allows students to obtain real time feedback on their ideas, clarification of their facts, doubts, collaboration with their classmates using small group discussion room (chat room). It allows guest speakers to address the class remotely on their own computers. I.e. virtual classroom, video

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