Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Updating my basic article on online facilitation
John Tropea - Delicious Community
APRIL 29, 2007
The clearer the purpose , the easier it is to craft the facilitation approach. Perhaps more importantly, hosts often help community members do these things for themselves. Facilitator approaches depend on the nature of the community or group. Some communities, such as conversational "salon type" communities, need a very low-key "host." To get a sense of some of the variety of facilitator roles, you may wish to read first hand from Hosts on Hosting.