July 2010

From the IAFMD team

July 2010

From the IAFMD team

Jon Jenkins

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July 2010

Welcome to the IAF Methods Database Newsletter! We apologize to those of you who have missed the newsletter the past few months. Our Editor Jon Jenkins passed away suddenly in April. We now have a new poll, some new methods and look forward to sharing methods among facilitators across the world!
Method of the Month
What would the founders say?

With what sorts of colleagues do you typically co-facilitate?

I facilitate alone, without co-facilitation.
38% (6 votes)
I facilitate with other facilitators like myself
38% (6 votes)
I facilitate with graphic facilitators or cartoonists,
0% (0 votes)
I facilitate with artists (visual arts, music, song, dance)
0% (0 votes)
I facilitate with content experts
25% (4 votes)
I facilitate with professionals from fields other than my participants
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 16

June 2010

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With regard to refreshments served during workshops, I normally:

Provide nothing -- participants buy or bring what they like.
20% (3 votes)
Provide coffee and tea.
13% (2 votes)
Provide healthy snacks to stimulate thinking -- fruit, nuts, water, juices
53% (8 votes)
Provide delicious treats: cookies, chocolates, pastries.
0% (0 votes)
Put candy on every table.
13% (2 votes)
Total votes: 15

Normally I use:

Online tools to facilitate only.
0% (0 votes)
a combination of online and face to face facilitation.
39% (12 votes)
face-to-face facilitation only.
61% (19 votes)
Total votes: 31

March 2010

Dear colleagues

Welcome to the IAF-Methods Database Newsletter. We hope your month was enjoyable.

This month we have added a new feature - a user and editor ranking of the methods. Any user can rank any of the methods. We hope this adds to the usefullness of the IAF Methods Database.


Getting to Know You

I use music in my facilitation:

I don't use music in my facilitation.
41% (7 votes)
At the opening of the session.
18% (3 votes)
During breaks.
0% (0 votes)
To announce the session is to resume.
6% (1 vote)
During individual work.
6% (1 vote)
During small group work.
6% (1 vote)
At celebrations
6% (1 vote)
All of the above.
18% (3 votes)
Total votes: 17


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