Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities

Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities

by Robert Chambers
     
 

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This sourcebook is for all who work with others on participatory learning and change. Written in a spirit of critical reflection and serious fun, it provides 21 sets of ideas and options for facilitators, trainers, teachers and presenters, and anyone who organises and manages workshops, courses, classes and other events for sharing and learning ideas. It covers topics… See more details below

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This sourcebook is for all who work with others on participatory learning and change. Written in a spirit of critical reflection and serious fun, it provides 21 sets of ideas and options for facilitators, trainers, teachers and presenters, and anyone who organises and manages workshops, courses, classes and other events for sharing and learning ideas. It covers topics such as getting started, seating arrangements, forming groups, managing large numbers, helping each other learn, analysis and feedback, dealing with dominators, evaluation and ending, coping with horrors, and common mistakes.

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This sourcebook collects tips, strategies, ideas, and activities that may be useful to teachers, managers, or anyone else running learning or training workshops. Topics include planning, participant engagement, seating and size tips, responding to mi stakes, analysis of completed workshops, and dealing with participant behavior. Distributed by Stylus. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
'A lovely book.'
Training Journal

'Excellent ideas, clear and concise.'
Shari Howe, Training Specialist, Center for Field Assistance and Applied Research

'Next time you start designing a training programme for a community, take a look at this book first.'
TerraGreen

'This delightful little book is...a smorsgabord of very practical activities combined with some lessons from experience for facilitators of participatory workshops.'
Janet Hunt, Development Studies Bulletin

'Packed with ideas, many of which you will want to return to over time...this book should be on every teacher or facilitator's bookshelf.'
walnutbooks.com

'One word of warning: don't lend this book to a colleague; you'll not see it again.'
International Association for Impact Assessment

'The collection is well-organised and very well-written.'
British Journal of Educational Technology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136560149
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/23/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
236
Sales rank:
1,254,082
File size:
4 MB

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