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Facilitating Online?

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Facilitating Online?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When working with newbies who are new to the online environment, you should:
    • A. 

      Expect people to know straight away what they have to do;

    • B. 

      Expect people to begin the collaborative process immediately;

    • C. 

      Scaffold people into the online community or course;

    • D. 

      Get grumpy when people do not know what to do.

  • 2. 
    It is important to think about issues of sustainability because:
    • A. 

      Sustainability is a hot topic at the moment

    • B. 

      Computers have their own sustainability issues;

    • C. 

      Online communication is the answer to reducing energy spent in air travel;

    • D. 

      Online communication will save us having to have any more face-to-face meetings.

  • 3. 
    Part of the role of the online facilitator is to be a:
    • A. 

      Nice person;

    • B. 

      Expert at using technology;

    • C. 

      Network weaver and community builder;

    • D. 

      Teacher

  • 4. 
    What is a troll?http:[email protected]/2698412919
    • A. 

      Someone who tries to disrupt an online community.

    • B. 

      A little person who lives under a bridge.

    • C. 

      Someone who eats a lot of goat meat.

    • D. 

      A computer geek.

  • 5. 
    Twitter is an online communication tool that:
    • A. 

      Is a complete waste of time;

    • B. 

      Only for young people;

    • C. 

      Is great for networking;

    • D. 

      Has privacy issues.

  • 6. 
    As an online facilitator how do you engage people who are sceptical about online communication?
    • A. 

      Ignore them!

    • B. 

      Keep nagging them until they do engage with you.

    • C. 

      Move on to someone who is interested in your work.

    • D. 

      Be a role model and show them what can be achieved.

  • 7. 
    What is netiquette?
    • A. 

      Good online manners.

    • B. 

      Html coding language.

    • C. 

      An online party invitation.

    • D. 

      A text message system of online communication, similar to Twitter.

  • 8. 
    The secret to facilitating live meetings is:
    • A. 

      To expect everyone to know what they are doing;

    • B. 

      To use the latest technical tool that has just been released;

    • C. 

      To plan for every eventuality and every level of technical skill;

    • D. 

      Manage everything yourself.

  • 9. 
    What is important to remember when facilitating asynchronous online discussions?
    • A. 

      Many people will 'lurk' and not actively join discussions.

    • B. 

      Everyone will join in with great enthusiasm.

    • C. 

      Motivation and time is never a barrier to participation.

    • D. 

      WiziQ is an excellent tool for asynchronous discussions.

  • 10. 
    Which statement is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Online facilitators need to be patient.

    • B. 

      Online facilitators should develop their own personal online communities and networks.

    • C. 

      Online facilitation is a skill that takes no effort to learn.

    • D. 

      Online facilitation takes practice and planning.