15 June 2020: How Difficult can Online Facilitation be?

Presenter: Tony Carr, e/merge Africa in collaboration with IAF Africa

Date and Time:  Monday 15 June 2020; 3:00pm SAST

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Description:  Whether you identify primarily as an educator or facilitator you already know a lot about facilitation before you take your practices online. This event considers how online facilitation is different from face to face facilitation and includes some key factors and advice that will support successful online facilitation. The event will include a lot of interaction with participant perspectives including small group activities in breakout rooms. The webinar also introduces the Facilitating Online course which trains facilitators of online courses, workshops and networks.

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Tony Carr is the Convener of e/merge Africa and educational technologist in the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT), University of Cape Town

He has lived in Durban, London and Cape Town. After an earlier career as a Business and Economics educator a fascination with online interaction led to his work since 2000 as an educational technologist. His operational and research interests include online collaboration, communities of practice in staff development, online facilitation and online professional networks. In 2014 he received a Dewey Winburne Community Service Award. He has co-authored the OER Facilitating Online Guide for Course Leaders. He developed the Facilitating Online course which he also convenes.

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