Asynchronous vs synchronous features of LMS: differences, advantages and disadvantages of each

The eLearning environment can be divided into two categories: synchronous and asynchronous. Both of these delivery mechanisms have their advantages and disadvantages, and the technique that is right for one company can be wrong for another. The selection of the method greatly depends on the way learners absorb information, the technology available, learners needs and preferences and the nature of the learning being imparted. So, here we present the main differences, advantages, and disadvantages of both synchronous and asynchronous features of Learning Management Systems (LMS).

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