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




      Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities
Twenty one sets of twenty one ideas, activities and tips drawn from decades of international practical experience Invaluable sourcebook on participatory training methods from the authority in the field Essential for trainers, facilitators and teachers Robert Chambers author of Whose Reality Counts , and Challenging the Professions Making participation real requires workshops, training and learning that are themselves participatory This sourcebook presents the results of the author s vast experience in the form of twenty one sets of ideas, activities and tips, both serious and fun, for topics such as getting started, seating, forming groups, managing large numbers, analysis, feedback, evaluation and ending From the Preface This is for all who try to help others learn and change There is something here for participatory teachers and trainers for organizers, moderators and facilitators who want their conferences and workshops to be interactive for staff in training institutes who want to enliven their courses for faculty and teachers in universities, colleges and schools who would like to enable students to do of their own analysis and for those engaged in management training who want to widen their repertoire Booknews 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 More Reviews and Recommendations Biography Robert Chambers is Research Associate, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and the author of Participatory Workshops 2002 and Ideas for Development 2005 About The Author Robert Chambers is Research Associate, Institute of Development Studies, Unive Free Download Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities [ by ] Robert Chambers [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk

Robert ChambersSince the 1980s, he has been one of the leading advocates for putting the poor, destitute and marginalised at the centre of the processes of development policy In particular he argues they should be taken into account when the development problem is identified, policy formulated and projects implemented He popularised within development circles such phrases as putting the last first and stressed the now generally accepted need for development professionals to be critically self aware The widespread acceptance of a participatory approach is in part due to his work 1 This includes participatory rural appraisal.Robert Chambers and G.R Conway provided the first elaborated definition of the concept of sustainable livelihoods which reads a livelihood comprises the capabilities, assets stores, resources, claims and access and activities required for a means of living a livelihood is sustainable which can cope with and recover from stress and shocks, maintain or enhance its capabilities and assets, and provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for the next generation and which contributes net benefits too there livelihoods at the local and global levels and in the short and long term


      Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities
 By Robert  Chambers IBN : 1853838632 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities
  • Robert Chambers
  • English
  • 19 December 2018
  • 1853838632

10 thoughts on “ Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities

  1. Ville Saarinen says:

    Forcing a gimmick of having 21 topics with 21 tips each didn t help the book at all Many of the tips weren t useful or not applicable, and filtering out the useful stuff was a lot of work Would have been a lot better at 1 10 or 1 5 the size.

  2. Adam Dunne says:

    Most of the techniques would beappropriate for the girl guides then a workshop of intelligent peers out to collaboratively achieve a goal in a short space of time Skimmed and dropped it Gimmick.

  3. Lera says:

    not sure I ll ever read every page, but its a useful and positive book, particularly focused on international workshops sorelevant in our line of work than some alternatives.

  4. Tanja Korvenmaa says:

    A practical handbook for facilitators, many techniques hints i like the messing up part P

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