Whether you occasionally run meetings or lead teams through complex cycles of organizational change, you will find useful tools in the Liberating Structures collection to boost your online facilitation practice and effectiveness.
In this four session course, you will experience many Liberating Structures throughout four virtual sessions and discover how you can bring creativity and engagement to your online meetings and learning events using Liberating Structures.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Describe what Liberating Structures are and how they can engage participants in your online meetings and learning events
- Recognize major considerations in designing LS activities for the virtual mode
- Access additional resources and supports for future work with Liberating Structures
- Adapt Liberating Structure activities to your online facilitation needs.
Required attendance during weekly 2-hour virtual sessions (to be held on Zoom).
Virtual sessions will be held from 10 am-12noon Pacific Time on October 20 and 27 and November 3 and 10.
In between virtual sessions, participants will have access to further readings and resources in a Moodle course and can participate in forum discussions as desired. Participants can expect to spend 1 - 2 hours a week reviewing additional readings and forums.
A week prior to the course start date you will receive an email from us with information on how to access the online course. At that time you will be encouraged to visit a short orientation website to familiarize yourself with our online learning platform. You will find the computer requirements for this course through this link: computerservices.royalroads.ca/computer_equip_requirements.
This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Professional Certificate in Advanced Facilitation Practices.