Click here to view the Quick Guide for "Effective Online Facilitation."
This Quick Guide (5 pages) looks at effective online facilitation and its importance in online teaching and learning. It covers various interpretations of 'facilitation', the impact of online mediums on teacher and student roles, facilitation strategies, and emerging models and theories. The main focus is on the practical application and strategies associated with the facilitation of student learning. The main target audience for this quick guide is teachers and learning support staff delivering courses or supporting students online, and designers of online teaching programs.
It is produced by the Sharing Knowledge project, an initiative within the Australian Flexible Learning Framework for the National Vocational Education and Training System 2000-2004.