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What are the differences between the facilitators and learners in a synchronous and asynchronous learning?
Facilitators Asynchronous online learning Questions to promote critical thinking Group activities Participation Monitor and participate in discussion questions Build confidence by quoting students Gauge understanding Synchronous online learning Constant course adjustment, by using polling Immediate feedback Ability to read peoples actions, voice, etc. Pressure of keeping everyone's attention directed in the right place Monitor conversations to keep them on track Motivate students Keep students engaged through activities
Learners Synchronous online learning Skills Listening and observation Social Verbal communication Organizational Motivation External then internal Accountability External and internal Personality Extraverted Asynchronous online learning Skills Written communication Organizational Motivation Internal then external Accountability Internal then external Personality Self-starter Self-directed Abel to work alone Can be an introvert
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