Online MBA

Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning

Is asynchronous learning more inclusive than on-campus learning?

Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning Mary Farmer, a professor at the University of British Columbia with over twenty years of experience in remote learning, defines asynchronous learning as the following: “Asynchronous [online] learning means not in real-time. That means that students are not, at least by planning, on the platform at the same time. The online …

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Unexpected skills and lessons learned from the pandemic at the Athena School of Management MBA

Sunishka Gupta (India) – Athena School of Management   What is the Dual Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) | MBA Program? In this course, there are four semesters. In the first semester, we are taught everything – that includes finance, all the management topics, and even the human resources part of it. (02:42) In …

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The future of classrooms is digital

In August and September 2020, we traveled to the University of St.Gallen, where we helped to produce and create video lectures for the university’s MBA program. Within eight weeks, we had produced over 100 video lectures. The benefits of blended learning Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face education with online, asynchronous learning. It has become increasingly …

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How will COVID-19 affect higher education across the world?

Higher education after the global pandemic   Classes Countries such as South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong, all of whom have internet penetration rates of 85 – 95%, were amongst the first countries after China that were able to take classes online. A recent article from The Times Higher Education World University Rankings has even …

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