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Sun, Jun 26, 2011

Dialogue: A Virtual Workshop - Video-based training from the Public Conversations Project

The experienced team at the Public Conversations Project, with support from the JAMS Foundation, have produced and freely shared a new virtual learning resource on managing dialogues on tough subjects. Dialogue: A Virtual Workshop is broken into 12 sections that each have a core video, discussion topics, activities, and additional resources. A full workshop guide provides an overview of the entire series. You can download the videos for classroom use as well.

Workshop Sections Outline

  1. Why is it so difficult for usâ??-as human beingsâ??-to deal with our differences?
  2. How do differences turn into conflict?
  3. How does dialogue help people constructively address conflict?
  4. What thinking has influenced PCP’s approach?
  5. How do you build an effective dialogue?
  6. How do you help people prepare for dialogue?
  7. Why make communication agreements?
  8. What is the purpose and process of invitation?
  9. What are the tools and techniques used to create a reflective, dialogic space?
  10. How do questions advance dialogue?
  11. What role should a facilitator play?
  12. What special things should facilitators keep in mind?


Posted by: Bill Warters on 2011 06 26 | Filed under Conflict Resolution  Learning Objects  Videos  

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