Glossary of terms
facilitator: in an educational setting, someone who takes responsibility for (a) setting up experiences, (b) eliciting reflection and generalization from those experiences, (c) sharing relevant information and theory from the field in ways that elicit further reflection and action, (d) modelling respect, assertiveness, and caring. A second meaning offacilitator is someone who guides the process of a decision-making group. Educational facilitators are sometimes distinguished from "trainers" and "teachers," but in this context we use facilitator and trainer interchangeably."Teacher" traditionally includes the role of expert and chief deliverer of information and wisdom.