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What does the 21st century learning facilitator look like?

adminbmt November 8, 2013

Are we as learning facilitators really riding the wave of change that has finally hit the shores of learning?

A couple of learning facilitators brainstormed to conceptualize how does the 21st century learning facilitator look like and decided on the following:

  • Attitude
    • Love learning
    • Value each individual learner
    • Be continuously learning
    • Flexibility
    • Openness to new methods/ technology
    • Discretion
    • Creativity
    • Adaptability to change
    • Patience
    • Research orientation
  • Skills
    • Learnability
    • Ability to motivate learners
    • Ability to diagnose learning needs and select appropriate learning goals
    • Ability to research
    • Ability to curate / select/ adapt / create/ customize learning material
    • Ability to create a learning environment
    • Ability to facilitate learning
    • Ability to assess learning
    • Ability to use new technology to aid learning
    • Ability to evaluate new developments in the field and assess their viability to aid learning
    • Ability to apply own learning to their practice
  • Knowledge
    • What motivates people?
    • How people learn?
    • Various methodologies and technologies to aid learning
    • Subject matter expertise

Contributed by:

Lovely Kumar, Chief-Projects, Larks Learning Pvt Ltd., “What does the 21st century learning facilitator look like? ”, Retrieved on “01-Nov-2011”,


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