Synchronous Online Learning

Feb 5, 2010

Engaging Learners Real Time with Social Media

A Great Non-Learning Example A colleague of mine sent me this video depicting a pianist incorporating social media into his songs on the fly—yes on the fly! You have got to see this video—it is incredible, and it really made me think about social media and teaching/learning (warning: video contains some mature content). My first reaction was: Wouldn’t it be great if you could do this for an online course, and I had to catch myself; because this, in fact, is how synchronous online courses should be taught and why couldn’t they be? And, more importantly why am I, a learning professional, thinking of this approach as so utopic? Do We...

A Great Non-Learning Example A colleague of mine sent me this video depicting a pianist incorporating social media into his songs on...