Synchronous vs Asynchronous

It turns out that students prefer in-person teaching (not a surprise) and asynchronous online if in-person isn’t available. Synchronous online (aka Zoom school) is preferred over these two options by almost nobody.

2 thoughts on “Synchronous vs Asynchronous”

  1. “Zoom school) is preferred over these two options by almost nobody”

    Which should come as a surprise to no one who actually has participated in zoom school… when I have to attend zoom meetings I wander in and out of the room because looking at the screen for that long…. yech

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  2. If anyone is stuck doing synchronous online, you can make it better by incorporating lots of breakout discussions and lots of small tasks (polls, mini-quizzes, short writing tasks, etc.) completed during the class session. Lecturing on Zoom is just deadly.

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