Making Differences Visible

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Method
Intent or purpose: 
To clarify the differences between different perspectives or positions.
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
Optimal amount of time needed: 
6 - 12 minutes
Howto
Level of participation: 
fairly high
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Resources Needed: 
Flipcharts, markers, paper, etc.
Pre-Work Required: 
Determine how many perspectives should be represented.
Procedures: 

1. Draw 3-4 large intersecting circles. <br>
2. Put elements of each perspective in the main part of a circle, using nonjudgmental language. <br>
3. Name points of connection between circles and write in the intersections. <br>
4. Reflect

Background
Developer: 
Bruce Williams
Derived from: 
Found in Jo Nelson's "Meeting Tools"
Selected publications: 
0932935486
References: 
Williams B. R. (1993). More than 50 ways to build team consensus, Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press p. 213
License Model: 
Open
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