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Asynchronous Learning and Trends

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Asynchronous learning, or teaching and learning that occurs when the interaction between the instructor and students is not constrained by time and place, can cause feelings of isolation, resulting in disappointment and low retention rates in online classes. Below are links to proven collaborative learning techniques you can use in the online classroom to promote social interaction and have a positive influence on learning, motivation, and problem-solving.

This information and many other useful tips and techniques for faculty can be found at Faculty Focus: http://www.facultyfocus.com/