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This foundation course will help you enhance skills needed to confidently and effectively design online learning activities.

Facilitators: Ross McKerlich and Asif Devji

Develop participants’ skills in planning and facilitating in online synchronous web-conferencing environments

Facilitating Learning Online - Design

This foundation workshop will help you enhance skills needed to confidently and effectively design online learning environments and activities.

You will:

  • explore learning theories, instructional design approaches, related frameworks, models and quality standards;
  • design a short unit of online learning (2-3 weeks ) and prototype activity;
  • discuss design choices with peers in a studio-based learning environment; and
  • share a final plan, learning unit design, and engage others in a "walk-through" of a prototype learning experience.

FLO MicroCourse: Liberating Structures

Liberating Structures are a collection of 33+ powerful activities that can be used wherever you facilitate: classrooms, meetings, planning sessions, team days, workshops, presentations, etc. They are seriously fun, purpose-driven methods to unleash and include everyone to work together toward productive endpoints. Whether you just want your meetings to be a bit more lively and inclusive, or you want to help change the world, consider adding Liberating Structures to your facilitation repertoire!

Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) MicroCourses are short, single-topic, hands-on and free. In one week, you will dip into the FLO experience, and leave with something practical and useful for your own teaching practice.