Evaluation rigour for harvesting

Chris Corrigan

We are embarking on a innovative approach to a social problem and we need a framework to guide the evaluation process. In Art of Hosting terms, we might call this a harvesting plan. What I don’t see a lot of however is good rigour around the harvesting and evaluation.

The Harvest: After Event Reflections

Nancy White

Harvest time. The harvest. Reflection is a form of harvest. I wanted to point out some examples of how people have shared out their harvest on blogs, tweets, and other social media to create external value. How can this “harvest&# feed, rather than rot in a pile?

Guest Post: Sylvia Currie’s Reflections on the RosViz Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Nancy White

Nancy’s Note : In July Michelle Laurie and I ran another graphic facilitation workshop in beautiful Rossland, BC, Canada. What happened at the 2011 RosViz Graphic Facilitation Workshop? Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2.

Rosviz18 reflection part 2

Michelle Laurie

See below for a second reflective guest blog from Lisa Theissen, social reporter at Rosviz18: “I’ve been mulling over our time together, and thinking about my own Harvest from the point of view of Social Reporter.

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Following Up After a Liberating Structures Facilitated Event

Full Circle Associates

In late January I helped plan and facilitate the INGENEAS Global Symposium, a gathering of academics, researchers, practitioners, business people and policy makers interested in the role of gender and nutrition in rural agricultural extension services in the developing world.

2017 56

Facilitation Card Decks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This is probably why I was so attracted to the “drawing on walls&# involved in graphic facilitation , kinesthetic modeling and just plain PLAY as a way to work together. the frotn of the card has a little drawing, and the backs give an overview of either a method, approach or tool.

Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

Introduction Designing in complex and emergent contexts challenges the traditional log frame approach. change complexity creative destruction engagement evaluation facilitation harvesting Liberating Structures

2018 71

Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

Introduction Designing in complex and emergent contexts challenges the traditional log frame approach. change complexity creative destruction engagement evaluation facilitation harvesting Liberating StructuresWith a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates.

2018 40

Coming out of the Graphic Facilitation Closet | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Graphic Facilitation Workshops Beyond doing graphic recording myself , I offer two kinds of workshops on the practice of graphic recording and facilitation. Then come learn to write on walls, the practice of graphic recording and facilitation.

Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 Online Facilitation Workshop Published by Nancy White Upcoming Dates: The next workshop has not been scheduled. The first part will be two intensive weeks on the basic processes of online facilitation. ″ technologies on online facilitation. Learning Outcomes – Second Section – Facilitating in a Web 2.0

My Pen, Our Pens: Engagement through Participatory Visualization Workshop

Full Circle Associates

For the last 6 years we (Michelle and Nancy) have been leading introductory workshops on graphic facilitation, the use of visuals in group process. If you are looking for a great entry point into graphic facilitation, JUMP AT THIS OFFERING for September 19-20, 2016 in Rossland BC.

2016 71

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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Selecting weak signals and building in diversity and equity

Chris Corrigan

When working in complexity, and when trying to create new approaches to things, it’s important to pay attention to ideas that lie outside of the known ways of doing things. Art of Harvesting Cynefin Emergence Facilitation Featured

2018 46

Understanding where you are, not where you think you are: some tips and a process

Chris Corrigan

There are several problems with this approach: It assumes that the consultant got the scheme right. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Collaboration Cynefin Design Emergence Evaluation Facilitation Learning Organization Stories

2015 101

Simple meeting design

Chris Corrigan

First we design the bookends: Purpose on the one hand and harvest/action on the other hand. The meeting itself therefore become the vehicle by which a group of people reach a harvest and wise action ground in a purpose and a deep need. Harvest. What do you want to harvest? -

Sense-making in a World Cafe

Chris Corrigan

Harvest. Many times in world cafe’s the harvesting round engages in a convergence exercise whereby the tables come up with a small number of insights. Art of Harvesting Conversation Cynefin Facilitation Featured Stories World Cafe I was back at St.

2015 89

Exploring future possibilities by mapping “dispositionalities”

Chris Corrigan

As a result it is generally a zone that is not failure tolerant and so these items are not good candidates for a probe or prototyping approach. This is of course the best approach to making change within complex systems. We deliberately created a space where things were allowed to fail or radically change and we harvested learning all the way along. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Cynefin Evaluation Facilitation Featured Learning Philanthropy Uncategorized World Cafe

2016 57

Connected futures: New social strategies and tools for communities of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

because I was inspired to approach technology with a new emphasis after being inspired by Nancy White’s facilitation skills in the Connected Future (CP2tech01) workshop that is now in its fourth [.]

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Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change

Nancy White

One of my jobs a few weeks ago was to facilitate sessions at the Rome Share Fair. I got my blog post up on the Graphic Facilitation workshop, and convinced Sophie Alvarez to blog about the Communities of Practice Clinic Etienne and I did, but then there were FOUR more!

2011 155

Disintermediated sensemaking

Chris Corrigan

Over the next little while I’m going to be giving this approach a lot of thought and try it out in practice as often as I can, and where the context warrants it. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Cynefin Evaluation Facilitation World Cafe

2014 65

Trying to make developmental evaluation easier

Chris Corrigan

When we are evaluating work there is a mix of these two types of approaches at play. A facilitated sensemaking process to bring together multiple perspectives to interpret what is happening. Evaluation is such an influential constraint in organizational and community life.

2016 46

Gratefulness: August Garden in a Cool Summer

Nancy White

I debated about cross posting… What does gardening have to do with onsline communities, facilitation or technology stewardship, right? That the growth on the apple trees and berries promises good harvests next year.

2011 137

Lessons from VizEd Vancouver

Full Circle Associates

The fabulous Tracy Kelly of BC Campus invited me north to Vancouver to co-facilitate two workshops, one on graphic facilitation in higher education (“ VizEd “), and the second a larger team collaborative Liberating Structures 2 day immersion workshop. Harvest fail!

2017 52

Beauty and speed

Chris Corrigan

When people work with graphic recorders, they approach the wall reflectively, take care to choose their words and make sure that what they are adding to the record is somehow commensurate with the aesthetic experience being captured. Tags: Art of Harvesting Conversation Design Facilitation Flow From How We Drive, the Blog of Tom Vanderbilt’s Traffic : I was intrigued by this line from a new paper by John N. Ivan, Norman W.

Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Updating my basic article on online facilitation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Full Circle Resources Contact Us Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sunday, April 29, 2007 Updating my basic article on online facilitation OK, what do you think should a) come out of this article, b) is missing and needs adding in, and c)needs to be better reframed for the current context. Facilitating Online Interaction Originally from: [link]. Last updated 4/07 From Websters: Facilitation Fa*cil`i*ta"tion, n.

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Running a Pro Action Cafe for 300 people

Chris Corrigan

Last week I was a guest keynote facilitator at Econous2017 , the annual gathering of Canadian community economic development practitioners. One important lesson for keynote facilitators when working with a conference is never expect people to remember instructions.

2017 74

Art of Hosting beyond the basics: a new offering

Chris Corrigan

One of the threads in our gathering was and exploration of how the practice of hosting and harvest conversations in the world can be applied to working with groups in ever increasing scale and influence. Art of Hosting Collaboration Facilitation Leadership

2013 91

Good Suggestions for “Fixing the Q&A” Session

Full Circle Associates

People love the opportunity to voice their thoughts to someone and unlike the traditional Q&A, this approach allows everybody to have their say. Harvest. You can also do post it note harvests, capture visually, among many options.

2014 68

Wanderings of a Liberating Structures Practitioner – Part 2 the practice

Full Circle Associates

I was initially invited in to do an afternoon’s training on CoPs but after a short conversation, I suggested that a CoP approach, woven across their three days, might be more meaningful than training. I’d like to improve the harvest and graphic container for the harvest.

2017 52

How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I was teaching an Art of Hosting here in Calgary, where we were looking at Cynefin and then followed with a discussion about how the nature of complex systems compels us to make important design choices when we are facilitating participatory processes to do work in organizations.

2018 46

Limiting beliefs

Chris Corrigan

in most of our leadership training work and our strategic work with Harvest Moon , we devote at least a half day to working with limiting beleifs using a process developed by Byron Katie called simply The Work. Cynefin Facilitation Leadership Practice

2015 53

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

To answer these questions, renowned group facilitator Nancy White , INGENAES Associate Director Andrea Bohn , and I came up with a participatory process involving producing the actual map, facilitated sensemaking sessions, lots of commitment, as well as the essential bit of fun!

2017 130

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

To answer these questions, renowned group facilitator Nancy White , INGENAES Associate Director Andrea Bohn , and I came up with a participatory process involving producing the actual map, facilitated sensemaking sessions, lots of commitment, as well as the essential bit of fun!

2017 130

References on Lurking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

First, is an old discussion summary from the Online Facilitation list from 2003, compiled by Chris Lang which still has value to me. You an find it here TIPs for Facilitating Lurking Second is another distillation of conversation, this time from CPSquare.

2010 173

Extending the Four Fold practice of the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

It’s not just that Beyond the Basics focuses more on how the practice of participatory leadership extends past meeting facilitation into longer term and broader strategic initiatives. Art of Hosting Facilitation Leadership Practice

2015 58

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). tools and approaches and community and instructional design.

2008 133

A Slow Community Movement?

Nancy White

Of course being slow in your example does not mean out of touch or always being change resistant but taking the more considered, stripping things down to what is really important type of approach.

2008 164

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I thought a learning style test was a nice ramp up for an exercise where people had to blog about their own facilitator style - from the idea that it is good to know your own preferences and biases as a trainer/facilitator. And how to work with this as online facilitator?

2011 227

Tools for Finding Creative Commons Images | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So two tools, two approaches, both useful, but the choice depends on what you are looking for.

2010 130

Tools for Finding Creative Commons Images | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So two tools, two approaches, both useful, but the choice depends on what you are looking for.

2010 130

Tools for Finding Creative Commons Images | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So two tools, two approaches, both useful, but the choice depends on what you are looking for.

2010 130

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Who will host or facilitate in your online interaction space? If not you, how will the hosts/facilitators be trained? What evaluation methodologies or approaches would you like to consider and how might they work online? Planned number of facilitators?