• Carmen Maria Ţîru


The co-operation between facilitator and student is the main principle in the facilitation process. In this respect, professors at university level develop a personal style of facilitation based on students and their needs. Starting with a general discussion about the main theoretical orientations and researches in the field, this article has as goal to identity differences between the facilitation styles adopted by professors at university level and to propose modalities for developing and optimising this personal approach. In this respect, we questioned 105 students at the West University of Timisoara. The study reveals significant differences between course and seminary professors only at the level of activity based style of facilitation. The nondirective facilitation style is more frequently used by seminary professor-assistants and the activity based facilitation style is less used by course professors, in each year of study.


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