Assignment #1 - Telecommunications over distance vs. Telecommunications over time

Due Date: January 31

Value: 10 points total


  • Post an introductory message about yourself on the course selected discussion area.
  • Post to the forum containing the written part of the assignment.

  • Post a message (4+ substantial paragraphs) to the assignment forum that explains your thoughts on the difference between telecommunications over distance vs. telecommunications over time.
    • Can you give an example of each in your local environment?
    • How is distance vs. time related to the concepts of asynchronous vs. synchronous communication?
    • Give an example of asynchronous and synchronous communications being used in the classroom (the examples can be electronic or non-electronic in nature).
    • Use web resources such as to justify your answer if you wish.