Designing for Flexibility

Live, Online & Lively!

hints and tips for successful facilitation in Adobe Connect

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Content isn't king. Conversation is king.
Content is just something to talk about (Cory Doctorow)

While TAFE NSW has adopted the Adobe Connect Pro platform, a number of similar tools are used by educators to enable teachers and learners to connect, communicate and collaborate despite significant geographic distance or circumstances that create isolation.
Participating in an online synchronous session is one thing; effectively facilitating a session is quite another!

In this session we'll hear from some experienced online facilitators who will share their wisdom and experience on how to effectively facilitate online.


This topic was discussed in a synchronous Adobe Connect session

Key readings

What are facilitation and moderation
The art of hosting good conversations online - Howard Rheingold
Designing interactive webinars
2008 Hot Topics: Online Facilitation Skills

Relevant Thought Leader Series interviews

Relevant TAFE NSW eHub eCommunities

Additional supporting information

Michael Gwyther's Webinar PowerPoint presentation:

Diigo Group tagged resources



  • TAEDEL501A Facilitate e-learning
  • TAEDES503A Design and develop e-learning resources