TFAC086 Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) Fundamentals


Course Description

Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) - Fundamentals focuses on developing your teaching skills for asynchronous online learning. You will learn strategies to create active learning environments online, facilitate or co-facilitate pre-designed learning activities, and receive feedback from your peers.

This course is ideal for core faculty, associate faculty, and staff in facilitation or support roles of online or blended courses, regardless of your experience level.

Course Outline

In this course, you will:

  • Build and sustain online communities
  • Learn methods to foster engagement and interaction among students
  • Support diverse learners online
  • Discover strategies to meet the needs of various learner profiles
  • Facilitate collaborative and individual learning
  • Explore techniques for guiding group work and supporting independent study
  • Provide effective feedback and assessment
  • Develop skills for delivering constructive feedback and evaluating student performance
  • Manage the online course environment
  • Gain insights into organizing and maintaining an effective online learning space

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Build and sustain engaging online learning communities
  • Support and accommodate diverse learners in an online environment
  • Facilitate both collaborative and individual learning experiences effectively
  • Provide meaningful feedback and conduct fair assessments
  • Manage and maintain a productive online course environment


  • Time requirement: Expect to spend 6-13 hours per week on course activities for five weeks.
  • Those with no prior online teaching and learning experience may need to invest more time. Continuous, active participation each week is necessary for a successful learning experience for everyone.
  • There may be occasional synchronous sessions during this course, which will be recorded for those who cannot attend live.
  • For RRU Faculty and Staff: This course is available at no cost for RRU core faculty, associate faculty, and staff. If you are RRU core faculty, associate faculty or staff, please contact for a discount code.
  • For more information on this course please contact

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) Fundamentals
Oct 21, 2024 to Nov 24, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $695.00
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: Oct 23, 2024
   Withdrawal Deadline: Nov 7, 2024
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
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