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. As it is a complex challenge, we’re beginning with a developmental evaluation framework. In Art of Hosting terms, we might call this a harvesting plan.

PLUME: five principles of harvesting

Chris Corrigan

This morning we began our Harvesting and Collective Sensemaking online course. Specifically these principles apply to harvesting in complex situations where you are using participatory methods to make sense of and make decisions. And what if collective learning WAS the harvest?

Evaluation and monitoring

Chris Corrigan

Regular readers will know that I’ve been thinking a lot about evaluation for many years now. I am not an evaluator, but almost every project I am involved in contains some element of evaluation. All of that can be evaluated summatively.

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?

Trying to make developmental evaluation easier

Chris Corrigan

Evaluation is such an influential constraint in organizational and community life. When resources and attention are tied to evaluation results, a kind of tautology gets set up. One of the things I appreciate about developmental evaluation is its deliberate engagement with emergence.

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Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

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

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop September 23-24, 2013 – Registration Open!

Michelle Laurie

Warming up at Graphic Facilitation workshop. I am pleased to announce that there will be a Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C., You can use visual thinking to improve teamwork, communications, meetings, build engagement and to plan and evaluate work.

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Unleashing Joy Through Visual Facilitation – Part 4 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

When Brad Beach (of Chisholm) and I were noodling on what I might share through my fellowship, I was exceedingly happy that he was willing to step out of the more traditional practices and dive into visual or graphic facilitation.

2015 74

Rosviz18 Reflection part 1

Michelle Laurie

The group, as it often is, is from varying backgrounds, brought together through facilitation work and the interest in taking the work further and deeper. We also practiced the art of facilitation itself, along with some live graphic recording or sketch noting.

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Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

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

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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. I appreciate the facilitation tip.

Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015

Full Circle Associates

Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015 | Michelle Laurie rants and raves reminds us that it is that time again… drum roll… Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015 Welcome to the 6th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-14, 2015 Location: Beautiful Rossland, B.C., Canada Imagine you are planning a project, facilitating a meeting or writing a report. There will be time for lots of practice, feedback and facilitation support.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop Pictures – Sydney | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy White workshop – a set on Flickr (workshop) And… The full slideshow from the Sydney Facilitator’s network is here.

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

Chris Corrigan

These quotes reminded me how much evaluation and planning is directed towards goals, targets and patterns that cause us to look for data that supports what we want to see rather than learning what the data is telling us about what’s really going on.

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My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

Planning in pure dialogue

Chris Corrigan

We started talking and discovered the path as we went being very careful to harvest. As skilled dialogue facilitators, we are also skilled dialogue practitioners and we have a refined practice of hosting and harvesting our own work.

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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

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | 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… Feb 24 2010 Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes Published by Nancy White at 3:08 pm under events , online facilitation , online interaction As promised earlier , here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council’s annual gathering on February 22nd.

Disintermediated sensemaking

Chris Corrigan

Hmmm…maybe I should have let the group do this… When I popped off to London last week to take a deep dive into Cognitive Edge’s work with complexity, one of the questions I held was about working with evaluation in the complex domain.

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Exploring future possibilities by mapping “dispositionalities”

Chris Corrigan

We deliberately created a space where things were allowed to fail or radically change and we harvested learning all the way along. This learning was summarized in a report, but the bigger harvest was the capacity that each participant built to take steps to sense, design and implement change initiatives with a better informed complexity approach. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Cynefin Evaluation Facilitation Featured Learning Philanthropy Uncategorized World Cafe

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My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Alan # LaDonna on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:51 am Thank you Nancy – you’ve inspired me to learn deeper into facilitation and especially online facilitation for quite some time.

A couple of great days in Montreal

Chris Corrigan

I was here for the conference of the Canadian Evaluation Society, where I participated on a panel on innovative dialogue methods (and yes I noted the irony in my remarks) and later led a World Cafe where I presented some of the sense-making processes I’ve been working on.

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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.

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Free workshop: Facilitating online communities | 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… Jul 24 2008 Free workshop: Facilitating online communities Published by Nancy White at 12:07 pm under facilitation , online interaction The inimitable Leigh Blackall of the Educational Development Centre of Otago Polytechnic is at it again, this time with an open, wiki/blog based online facilitation workshop starting next week.

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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

Blended Facilitation Podcast from Matt Moore | 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… Apr 17 2008 Blended Facilitation Podcast from Matt Moore Published by Nancy White at 6:55 am under community indicators , facilitation , podcasts Today Matt Moore wrangled Ed Mitchell and I into a fun podcast recording sesions. Engineers without Fears: podcast – nancy white & ed mitchell – blended facilitation.

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Reflections on PGviz18

Michelle Laurie

This was a fitting place for our circle discussions which focused on facilitation techniques but also deeper societal issues. This was a fitting start as much of what we do as graphic facilitators is try to understand how our tools can be of service to support others in their path.

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Beyond the Webinar

Full Circle Associates

There is a saying in the online facilitation world “A bad meeting F2F is a terrible meeting online.” This may mean you have someone facilitating these other channels if it is too distracting for the host and speakers. What does it mean to facilitate an online meeting?

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Pen and paper sense-making 2.0

Chris Corrigan

Two weeks ago in our Leadership 2020 program I experimented with using a signification framework to harvest a World Cafe. We have used these themes to structure a collective story harvest exercise this morning.

2015 69

Wow!

Michelle Laurie

That is how I felt after doing two graphic facilitation workshops back to back. The last half of day two isn’t drawn yet so in the meantime, a quick summary is that we spend most of the afternoon doing collective visual harvests of what we learned. We finish with a visual evaluation.

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Pen and paper sense-making 2.0

Chris Corrigan

Two weeks ago in our Leadership 2020 program I experimented with using a signification framework to harvest a World Cafe. We have used these themes to structure a collective story harvest exercise this morning.

2015 51

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

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!

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Want to learn Graphic Recording? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 11:43 am under events , graphic facilitation , visual thinking Ever since I was turned on to this thing called “Graphic Recording&# or “ Graphic Facilitation &# my work has changed.

Full Circle Associates " Musings on "community management" Part 2

Nancy White

Are we talking about communities, or are we embarking on the era of network facilitation? In the past this has been about the inward set of processes around hosting, moderation and facilitation of web based discussion communities – large or small. Facilitating learning.

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