3-2-1 Finality

3-2-1 This course has been a fantastic learning experience for myself. As a senior instructor supervisor in the Canadian Armed Forces, it was particularly relevant and collaboratively engaging to hear and analyze the cohort’s copious points of view on digital...

3..2..1..The End

What a course this has been! Thank you to my cohort for driving my knowledge down different paths. It has been a fun ride! On to the nit and gritty! 3 Thoughts… You cannot summarize enough! Providing summaries for introductions, readings, and post activity is...

3, 2, 1, again

First off: I still love the photo. It’s an idealistic novelty treat of a learning environment. It embodies the message that we are here to spur creativity and discovery. That’s still valid and that’s what we tried to do with our Facilitation Week. We did try to create...

Activity 9-4 (3-2-1 blog post)

  3 Thoughts about Digital Facilitation Original Thought: My first thought (probably not surprising) is to do with the fact that teachers around the world were thrown into becoming digital facilitators this year. For some, the transition was smooth yet for others...

Wrap Up: 3-2-1

The past four weeks has been an informative and interesting learning experience for me. As a learner, I really valued the opportunity to be exposed to different online facilitation environments and styles. The topics that were chosen and the variety of design elements...

3-2-1 on Facilitation

  Thoughts on digital facilitation: Clear and direct teaching presence is perhaps the most critical element in a fully online course. Social presence can emerge in a digital setting, but promoting one should not trump, nor supersede cognitive presence....

Digital Facilitation 3-2-1 Part 2

3 Thoughts I have about digital facilitation. Summarizing thoughts and ideas on a platform where learners are asked to engage really helps to propel the conversation. Using technology to create fun activities that don’t necessarily count for marks but still engage...

Revisit of 3-2-1 Post

This has been a valuable course to be participating in as I’m facilitating my own courses. I shared with students about this course and shared with them when trying out something based on our work together in the MALAT program. Students were interested, supportive,...

3-2-1

  3  Thoughts about Digital Facilitation Encouraging constructive controversy (i.e. healthy conflict) is difficult and requires a strong foundation of trust. A work agreement like a team charter can be a great starting place, but it isn’t enough; trust needs to...

3 – 2 – 1 Part Deux

Thoughts or Ideas 3 – Offer multiple platforms to engage and interact with learners. This encourages both learner and facilitator to “think outside the box”. My original post circled around engagement and interaction, I feel this is something which...