2.4 Competencies for affiliated guiding

Activity 3

Timing: (allow 10 minutes)

Look again at the list of skills you identified in Activity 2 for the role of the affiliated guide. How much of an overlap is there between your list and this list of cultural competencies above?

You may wish to update your reflections from Activity 2 in your learning log.


A number of the competencies identified by Hogan-Garcia are described in somewhat academic terms, so you may have had to consider what they mean in terms of your own experience of online conversations. However, there is still likely to be a high degree of overlap between the lists.

All these skills or competencies fall under social and communication skills, and emphasise the importance of appropriate social interaction online.

2.3 Understanding the learners

2.5 Managing the role