What are your most useful synchronous online facilitation practices?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is interesting to me because Second Life is quite the opposite - there is a huge investment in learning the tools, there is no audio (although that is changing) and it is all visual. I posted a question on the educator listserv and there doesn't seem to be one. Fernanda showed me how she prepared a whiteboard screen with clipart of a circle of chairs. Photo by/NC from Matthew Saunders' Flickr Stream.