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Synchronous Teaching Strategies

Synchronous teaching happens in real time and usually refers to lessons offered online through technologies, such as video conferencing, live chat, or live streaming lectures. Some courses are offered as fully online and synchronous, while other course modalities include a synchronous component offered in tandem with in person teaching to provide flexibility in course delivery.

This resource provides you with some best practices to make the most of what synchronous sessions have to offer, from preparing for courses with an online synchronous component to practical recommendations on how to facilitate engaging online synchronous class meetings. In addition, some technical tips for using synchronous tools are provided.