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Module 1: An Introduction
Module 2: The Scholar and the Facilitator
Module 3: Planning for Teaching: The Facilitator's Guide
Module 4: Facilitate, Accommodate, or Fail
Module 5: The Facilitator as Manager, Tactician, and Innovator
Module 6: Challenges of the Online Instructor: A Scholar and Facilitator
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