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Online Learning

Face-to-Face Learning

Asynchronous activities Communication can be delayed Content delivered on-line Interactions on-line Learners must be self-directed Learners must have good time management skills Ability to communicate effectively writing Some technology skills essential Self-paced Learning can take place at convenient times/locations Integrated digital resources Learning management systems utilized

Good communication skills are essential Assessments must be timely and appropriate Student learning styles should be considered Special needs must be accommodated Availability of appropriate materials Content must be engaging Well -planned and thoughtful curriculum

Immediate response Personal interaction Technology can be integrated but is not primary means of delivery Often instruction is delivered whole group Often instruction is delivered via lecture Teacher can provide immediate feedback Students questions can be answered immediately Can be textbook/workbook driven Teachers need strong behavior management skills Instruction delivered in a brick and mortar school building Most learning activities are delivered synchronously