Microcourse online – Ask the Right Question [microcredential option]

A good question encourages communication and positive responses but a listener will switch off if they are asked a badly phrased question. This micro-course provides practical knowledge to help an educator or counsellor brush up or fine-tune their questioning skills.

Certificate of Completion eligible


If you want a good answer, then ask a good question. Educators and counsellors know that phrasing a question correctly is the secret to getting a useful answer from their listeners. Topics covered:

  • The answer doesn’t matter
  • Know the response you want
  • Select a question starter
  • Construct a good question
  • Avoid unhelpful questions
  • Go for learning gold

This microcourse consists of approximately 20-25 minutes of online learning. If you choose to do the Reflection Sheet, then the microcourse has a volume of learning of 1 hour.

Learning can be commenced at any time and access is immediate once payment is received. You have 12 weeks to complete the course and may visit it as often as you wish during that time.

Reflection Sheet
If you submit the Reflection Sheet, then it will be reviewed to ensure that you have put thought into your responses.  There are no right or wrong answers.

See the Reflection Sheet


Certificate of Completion
This digital certificate is evidence that you have completed the microcourse satisfactorily and it can be used as proof of professional development. It is emailed to you after review of the Reflection Sheet.

Certificate of Completion example


This micro-course is available for purchase so that it can be installed on an intranet or into an LMS. There is no limit on the number of in-house viewers.

Interested? Full details here.