Facilitating Learning Online - Fundamentals

Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) - Fundamentals is a five-week online course that is focused on developing teaching skills for asynchronous online learning. Over the course of the five weeks, you will learn strategies to create active learning environments online for your students, facilitate or co-facilitate a pre-designed learning activity, and receive feedback from your peers. FLO Fundamentals gives you the opportunity to develop your online facilitation skills with other new and experienced facilitators. This workshop is designed for core faculty, associate faculty, and staff in facilitation or support roles of online or blended courses, regardless of experience level.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Build and sustain online communities
  • Support diverse learners online
  • Facilitate collaborative and individual learning
  • Provide effective feedback and assessment
  • Manage the online course environment

Time requirement: Participants should expect to spend 6-13 hours for course activities during each of the five weeks. Those with no prior online teaching and learning experiences can expect to invest more time. Continuous, active participation is necessary to make this course successful for everyone.

For RRU Faculty and Staff: This course is available at no cost for RRU core faculty, associate faculty, and staff. If you are RRU core faculty, associate faculty or staff, please contact facdev@royalroads.ca for a discount code.

Waitlist: If the course is full, please contact facdev@royalroads.ca if you would like to be placed on a waitlist.

This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Advanced Facilitation Certificate.

Course Dates: Facilitating Learning Online - Fundamentals

Start Date:Oct 28, 2019
End Date:Dec 01, 2019
Delivery:5 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$495.00 + GST
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