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Learning in Real Time is a concise and practical guide for anyone who wants to improve learning with real-time, online interaction.

Real Time Minute
Reflections, tips and musings on real-time collaboration and learning.
The Real Time Minute features tips, musings, and reflections on learning and collaborating online in real time.

Recent Episodes

New RTM episodes are posted by online learning leader Jonathan Finkelstein, author of Learning in Real Time and executive producer of LearningTimes. RTM also welcomes questions from readers and listeners which are answered in upcoming episodes. From time to time, the Real Time Minute also features guest appearances and interviews. Check it out! MORE

Book Reviews
"Good instruction is all about people. Learning in Real Time focuses on people, relationships, and the power of human dialog. Instructors, learning technologists, and administrators will benefit from Finkelstein's commentary and common sense."
- Diana G. Oblinger,
vice president, EDUCAUSE

"Finkelstein's real-world guidance on real-time learning advances the cause of quality instruction–online and offline. This book represents an important contribution to the field."

- Deborah L.G. Hutti, associate vice president, Lake Land College


Jonathan Finkelstein PhotoThe Learning in Real Time web site is dedicated to bringing together those looking to enhance the quality of collaboration and learning online through the magic of real-time interaction. The site connects colleagues from across the globe to share ideas about real-time online learning, and offers a wide range of free resources and community-based gathering venues and events. It is also the companion site for the new book by the same name. MORE

The following events may be of interest to members of the Learning in Real Time community:

LT CertifiedWorkshop: "Leading Effective Live Online Events". In this online certificate workshop led by Jonathan Finkelstein, participants learn and practice effective, practical and creative strategies and techniques for the live online environment.

Workshop: "Second Life Basic Design Certificate." This certificate program provides insights into how the popular 3D world, Second Life, can be used to encourage collaboration, create engaging instruction and provide meaningful educational experiences.
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