|Creative Training - A User's Guide (IIRR, 1998, 226 pages)|
|How was this user's guide to creative training produced?|
|The workshop process|
|It came one night...|
|Basic facilitation skills|
|10 handy tips|
|Training needs assessment|
|WII-FM (what's in it for me?)|
|Are we on target?|
|Complete the sentence|
|Mood setting exercises|
|My posture, my thinking|
|Put your worries aside|
|Creating a positive state of mind|
|Developing the lecture method further|
|Creative use of overhead projectors|
|Posters as problem-posing materials|
|Drawing and chalk talk|
|Self-expression through pictures|
|Variation 1: Printing from objects|
|Variation 2: Printing from erasers/vegetables|
|Variation 3: Collage|
|Visual gestural communication|
|Basic theater skills|
|Animated comics role play activity|
|Folkstorytelling: Stories come alive!|
|Making and using case studies|
|Making a case study|
|Using a case study|
|Cross tripping/comparing environments|
|Physical activities as educational tools|
|Illustrating facts or theories|
|Promoting attitude change|
|Snakes and ladders|
|Workshop production staff|
up to 20
If pressed for time, ask fewer participants to present their
15 to 20 minutes
1. Distribute the cards.
2. Ask the participants to write down a key lesson learned on the topic or during the activities.
3. Ask some of the participants to read what they have written.
4. After each participant has read their evaluation, ask them to post it on a designated part of the wall.
5. When a substantial number of participants have already read their evaluation, ask the rest to post their evaluations on the wall.
6. Summarize the main points written by the participants.
Can be used to summarize a session or day's activity, or to review the previous day's session at the start of the day.
Cannot be used effectively when there are more than 20 participants.
For extended workshops, a different color or shape may be used each day to show progress (e.g., leaves for day 1, flowers for day 2 and fruits for day 3, and so on). A dry branch of a bush could be used to hang the cards on.