Facilitated Agency: A Promising Pedagogy

From: Volume 12, Issue 1: Spring 2015, Research on Effective Pedagogy Pages 162-177


This article outlines a pedagogical approach named facilitated agency with a focus on its relational and learning process aspects. This overview will include the approach’s biblical foundations, core values, and basic structure. Following a brief literature review, key findings from 13 focus groups regarding participant experience of facilitated agency will be presented. Finally, emerging implications for teaching and learning practice will be discussed.

Key Words: facilitation, agency, hospitable pedagogy, inquiry-based learning, iteration, learning communities



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