Facilitation of Online Learning (ACA01)

 4 weeks


Facilitation of Online Learning

Online 4 weeks

AUD $495.00

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As an industry leader with over 60,000 hours of online learning every year, delivered by our qualified experts, trained in the delivery of engaging, contemporary learning experiences, Curio Academy is proud to present this course for a wider audience.


This is a 4-week, facilitator-led, synchronous and asynchronous online course available on Canvas. The course covers all aspects and considerations for online learning facilitators, whilst acknowledging the core facilitation skills at play. This course is suitable for both aspiring and experienced online facilitators. It aims to help seasoned facilitators to refine their ‘art and craft’ of online facilitation while allowing aspiring facilitators to hone essential skills for online facilitation. No matter who you are, you can hit the ground running once you complete the course.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be accredited by Curio in online facilitation with a badge.

For any enquiries, please contact Siri or Chinh.

Intake dates

  • Feb 2022 - enroll by 6th March 2022
  • May 2022 - enroll by 29th May 2022
  • Aug 2022 - enroll by 28th August 2022
  • Oct 2022 - enroll by 27th November 2022

Course overview

What will you achieve?

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

  • Uncover your potential as an online facilitator and create a striking profile for an online facilitator role
  • Recognise the various roles that online facilitators play to establish the cognitive, social and teaching presences in the online environment
  • Apply online facilitation strategies, tools and techniques to deliver engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Apply marking strategies and employ best practices to ensure marking consistency

What topics will you cover?

What topics will be covered?

  • The market, the customer and the online facilitator
  • The many facets of online facilitation
  • The arts and crafts of online facilitation
  • Navigating online assessments


Participants will be assessed through formative assessment tasks. Our assessment strategies include:

  • Weekly activities
  • Webinar participation
  • Reflection and portfolio


Course participant

The structure of the course:

Very well researched, insightful content. All content was well tailored to online teaching and extremely useful.

- 4.8 out of 5 rating

The facilitators of the course:

Siri and Chinh conducted the session very professionally and used technology to keep everyone engaged.

- 5 out of 5 rating

The platform of the course:

Canvas is well suited for learning and easily navigable. The content presentation was very engaging.

- 4.8 out of 5 rating

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Created by industry leaders


Dr Chinh Nguyen


Chinh’s passion and interest are in the online learning and teaching transformation and consultancy across all levels of education and clients. He has strong experience in delivering seamless online education experience to student globally, ensuring the highest quality and engaging learning for students. He is known for bringing speed, quality, transparency, expertise in online program deliveries. He also has hands-on teaching experience in business and management at the Faculty of Business & Economics, the University of Melbourne. 

Prior to working with Curio, Chinh coordinated academic programs at the LH Martin Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership and Management, at the University of Melbourne for global cohorts of online students from 45 countries for more than a decade. Chinh holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne and serves on the TEQSA Panel of Experts on business, management and digital education. 


Dr Sirinut Sawatdeenarunat


Siri is an experienced educator with a passion for curriculum design and innovative learning experiences. She has over 10 years of experience in teaching and designing courses. Siri is known for the quality of her learning designs and excellence in teaching. Her teaching philosophy is to help learners “learn how to learn”. She believes that effective learning designs can help learners succeed in their future studies and in life. Prior to joining Curio, Siri worked as a Lecturer and Course Coordinator in Science Communication at the National University of Singapore and taught ESL/EFL courses at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Since joining Curio as a Learning Designer, Siri has been actively developing online courses for a range of programs including Open University Australia, graduate certificates and master’s degrees. 


Nidia  Raya Martinez


Nidia has a passion for working with people. Over the course of her academic and industry career she has straddled the domains of communications, marketing and global health. For the past ten years she has taught into undergraduate and postgraduate courses at several leading Australian universities, including the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales and RMIT Online. More recently she was part of the Curio team supporting Queen Mary University of London in their transition to online delivery.

Alongside her academic career, Nidia works with health and development agencies in Australia and internationally. She is the holder of a Masters of International Public Health from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney.