The educator develops and facilitates an activity in which members of a virtual community engage in a synchronous or asynchronous discussion to support student or adult learning.
The ability to facilitate various types of online discussions, rooted in strong pedagogical practices, allows educators to connect and learn from colleagues outside of traditional face-to-face environments in order to support student learning.
To earn this micro-credential, you must receive a score of Proficient or Exemplary in all four categories for Part 2 and Passing scores for each of the questions in Parts 1, 3, and 4.
Submit documentation (e.g., video or curated online chat) that demonstrates competence in online facilitation. Video should be no more than 10 uninterrupted minutes; for a curated online chat, please submit both questions asked by the facilitator and answers from multiple participants. Discussions should have a minimum of four (4) participants, including the facilitator.
Your submission will be assessed based on the following rubric. You must earn a score of Exemplary or Proficient for each of the components in this portion to earn the micro-credential.
For the evidence listed above, please submit two participant reflections on the activity. Use the following question as guidance (200-word limit for each reflection):
Provide a reflection on what you learned, using the following questions as guidance (200–500 words):
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