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  1. 1. Learning Modalities Comparison
  2. 2. Introduction  Use of Microsoft PowerPoint in asynchronous and synchronous learning  Slide Share allows access to tools such as PowerPoint anytime and anywhere  Slide Share also supports PDF’s, webinars, videos, and documents
  3. 3. Advantages of AsynchronousLearning Allows students to communicate with other students at his/her convenience Students can access course information at a moments notice Permits busy parents, full-time workers, and disabled people the opportunity to attend school
  4. 4. Disadvantages toAsynchronous Learning Students must be self-disciplined and take responsibility completing work on time Students may not be comfortable with the technology needed to be successful in this environment
  5. 5. Advantages to SynchronousLearning Students feel connected by having “real- time” discussions with the class and instructor Course can be molded to fit the level of students in class
  6. 6. Disadvantages to SynchronousLearning Not all students will be up-to-date on newest technology needed for the classroom Time zone differences may make it difficult for all students to attend class Some students may not have Internet speeds that are as fast as others
  7. 7. Facilitation Strategies Synchronous Learning  Instructors must track participation while session is taking place  Responses to students happen quickly, with little time to prepare Asynchronous Learning  Instructors and students have more time to prepare a response  Instructors are able to view students responses less stressful environment as the time constraints are not as rigid as in synchronous learning
  8. 8. Differences in Facilitation Synchronous Facilitation  Instructors have a live audience  Must be prepared for immediate responses to students  Must be able to answer all questions immediately Asynchronous Facilitation  Facilitator is a guide in the classroom  Responses and answers to questions can be prepared and fine tuned before posting
  9. 9. Differences in Learners Synchronous  Works well for students who want immediate feedback  Students enjoy real time learning  Learners prefer a structured environment Asynchronous  Works well for students wanting flexibility as to when they are online  Students who prefer self study and reviewing responses before they are submitted
  10. 10. Conclusion Slide Share is a useful web tool as it allows participants to comment on the slide show after it has been viewed Slide Share works well in both the synchronous and asynchronous learning environments This tool can be utilized by all colleges and universities to enhance student learning
  11. 11. References Berge, Z. L. (2000). Components of the Online Classroom. New Directions For Teaching & Learning, (84), 23. [University of Phoenix Custom Edition e-text]. Retrieved from University of Phoenix, AET531- Technology for the Adult Learner course website. Business-Software.com. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.business-software.com/article/advantages-and- disadvantages-of-online-synchronous-learning/ Finkelstein, J. (2006). Learning in real time: Synchronous teaching and learning online. [University of Phoenix Custom Edition e-text]. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Retrieved from University of Phoenix, AET531- Technology for the Adult Learner course website. Harriman, G. (2012). E-Learning Resources. Retrieved from http://www.grayharriman.com/distance_learning.com Hrastinski, S. (November 17, 2008). Asynchronous and Synchronous E-Learning. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 31(4). Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/asynchronous-and-synchronous-e-learning Lado, A. (n.d.). Asynchronous E-Learning. Retrieved from http://www.rau.ro/websites/e-society/lucrari/adrian lado.pdf Schullo, S. (n.d.). Distance Teaching and Learning. Retrieved from http://www.uwex.edu/disted/conference/ Resource_library/proceedings/06_4385.pdf Slezak, A. (2011). E-Learning. Retrieved from http://learningmodalities.wikispaces.com/Differences+in+facilitation+strategies SlideShare. (2012). Why you should use SlideShare?. Retrieved from SlideShare website: http://www.slideshare.net/about

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