Online Facilitation

Many teachers who are brilliant at facilitating discussion in a face-to-face environment, can struggle when asked to do the same online.

Types of environment for a learning conversation

There are plenty of similarities and differences between Forum-style discussions and Live events or conversations.

Text-based chat is very different from face-to-face discussion. You haven't the body language, the instant glance at someone's expression, or even the tone of their voice.

Problems that can arise


Strategies to engage everyone's interest and participation


Useful reading


Online courses

Places you can study this set of skills include Gipps Tafe, Nancy White, Gilly Salmon