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A recording available online that shows a computer screen with some sort of onscreen activity, usually with a voiceover.

synchronous learning/training/session

Where the trainer or teacher is present at the same time as the learner(s). This is almost always the case in a face-to-face environment but can also take place online through the use of video conferencing and live chat or instant messaging. As with the face-to-face environment, the learners in synchronous online learning can ask questions in real time.