FLO Friday: Powerful Questions to Facilitate Online Learning and Strengthen Relationships

*Note: This session has passed. Please view the recording and resources below.

Open-ended, provocative, powerful questions demonstrate genuine curiosity and contribute to a culture of learning, inclusion, and respect. Using an applied, appreciative approach, this one-hour interactive FLO Friday will introduce you to tools to support students to deepen their learning and strengthen their individual and team relationships. Throughout the workshop, participants will have opportunities to share ideas and success stories as well as apply powerful questions through a variety of hands-on activities, including on curiosity and deepening learning.

Learning Outcomes

In this workshop, we explore ways to:

  • Strengthen a culture of inclusion and respect
  • Use powerful questions to deepen learning and strengthen relationships
  • Use powerful questions to support student team projects

Approximate Required Participation Time

  • This is a one-hour synchronous workshop. Resource materials will be sent out prior to workshop.
  • Pre-reading will take approximately 30 minutes. This session will be recorded.

Your FLO facilitator for this session is Marina Jaffey. Marina (she/her) was born and raised on the traditional territories of the Algonquin and Anishinaabe peoples (west Quebec). Since 1993 she has been an uninvited settler on the ancestral lands of the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation and the Lekwungen and SENĆOŦEN-speaking peoples (Victoria, B.C.). Marina is passionate about learning, teaching, and coaching and has been working with students and faculty in B.C. higher education for over 28 years. As an instructor and facilitator, she inspires and engages learners through storytelling, coaching, and meaningful service learning projects. In her role as faculty curriculum lead at Camosun College, Marina coaches faculty in all aspects of curriculum planning, design, and implementation. Marina’s extensive coaching and mentoring experience include designations of Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, Associate Certified Coach, and certified facilitator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Steps I and II. In her spare time, Marina volunteers for the Victoria Symphony and enjoys hiking, biking, and kayaking with her family and dog, Jaxon, on beautiful Vancouver Island. To see her full bio, visit Marina’s LinkedIn.

This event is free. To ensure we have an inclusive and welcoming environment for all, we’ve added registration to all our sessions.