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Effective Group Facilitation in Education

How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups

by John F. Eller

  • 175 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Corwin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organization & management of education,
  • School management and organiza,
  • Educational leadership,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • School management and organization,
  • Education / General,
  • General,
  • Administration,
  • Group facilitation,
  • Schools

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9744802M
    ISBN 101412904617
    ISBN 109781412904612
    OCLC/WorldCa53814598

    However, with a greater emphasis on learning as against teaching within formal education, the use of the terms ‘facilitator’, ‘facilitating’ and ‘facilitation’ appears to have grown. In this piece we will look at the nature of group facilitation, the values involved and the role of facilitators. An effective facilitator uses a facilitation process. A good facilitation process can help you prepare for and deliver a facilitation session. It can also help you to guide the session to the desired outcome. What a Facilitator Does. An effective facilitator can aid a group to: Come to .

    Effective Group Facilitation in Education How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups. written by gidex - June 27th, Chapter Group Facilitation and Problem-Solving Section. Overall, effective student participation in group work is an important learning outcome for higher education courses (Elgort, Smith & Toland, ). Although many students feel as though they can accomplish assignments better by themselves rather than in a group, instructors find that group work helps the students apply knowledge (Elgort, Smith.

      Teachers can facilitate learning by making the educational process easier for students. This does not mean watering down the curriculum or lowering standards. Rather, facilitating learning involves teaching students to think critically and understand how the learning process works. Students need to learn how to go beyond the basic facts—who. Small-group facilitation skills are essential to design and deliver useful and engaging activities. A facilitator is someone who uses knowledge of group processes to formulate and deliver the needed structure for meeting interactions to be effective. A facilitator focuses on group dynamics, allowing the participants to focus on their work together.


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Effective Group Facilitation in Education by John F. Eller Download PDF EPUB FB2

He wrote Effective Group Facilitation in Education: How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups, and co-authored So Now You’re the Superintendent, the best selling, Energizing Staff Meetings and Creative Strategies to Improve School Culture all through Corwin by: 3.

Designed for administrators who frequently are assigned to facilitate stakeholder groups - parents, site-based management teams, faculty and staff, accountability teams, and others - this book helps facilitators keep meetings positive, productive, and efficient by managing trouble areas, dissent, deviation from the task, and by energizing the group.

However, for those charged with the task of unifying a diverse group to produce a useful outcome, this book is an excellent first-step to success. In Effective Group Facilitation in Education, John Eller offers suggestions, guidelines, planning tips, and activities that remind the reader that group facilitation could possibly might actually.

Effective Group Facilitation in Education: How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups Effective Group Facilitation in Education: How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups, John Eller: Author: John Eller: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Corwin Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects3/5(1).

Effective Group Facilitation in Education serves as a practical guide that fills the gap that exists between traditional meeting facilitation and "best practice" in working with others. Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Pages: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Effective Group Facilitation in Education serves as a practical guide that fills the gap that exists between traditional meeting facilitation and "best practice" in working with others. About the Author.

John Eller has had a variety of experiences in working with adults over the years he has been in s: 1. The facilitator must prepare opening activities by giving the group relevant information about the facilitation, the group, the expectations, the purpose and the scope of the : Gaia Education.

Being a Good Facilitator Book Study Guidelines 1 Facilitate means “to make easy.” Your job is simply to make it easy for everyone to participate in the book study. That will make the group comfortable, enjoyable and helpful for everyone—including yourself.

Tips. Effective facilitation of a discussion involves the recognition and employment of different perspectives and different skills to create an inclusive environment. In order to do so, it is important to consider the features of effective discussions, and conditions that promote small group interaction and engagement.

(World Book Dictionary, ). When applied to groups, to facilitate means to make the group of the work easier and more effective.

Here is our formal definition of group facilitation: Group facilitation is what a leader says or does to create an experiential and relational environment in which diverse individuals develop as a group. Effective Group Facilitation in Education by John F.

Eller,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). At their worst, meetings can waste time, lack focus, foster a combative spirit, or be just plain boring.

At their best, meetings can be a positive, dynamic experience that nurtures individual strengths while inspiring teamwork to successfully accomplish an established task.

The fate of a meeting lies in the skill of the facilitator, and this easy-to-use guide has all the tips and tools. Online Resources. Facilitating Political Discussions from the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education at Tufts University is designed to assist experienced facilitators in training others to facilitate politically charged conversations.

The materials are broken down into "modules" and facilitation trainers can use some or all of them to suit their needs. Read "Effective Group Facilitation in Education How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups" by John F.

Eller available from Rakuten Kobo. Tap into proven do's and don'ts for facilitating dynamic and productive meetings. Get tips on team building, brainstormi Brand: SAGE Publications.

The Brazilian educator, Paolo Freire, believed that education should be liberating. Rather than giving learners answers, education should aim to increase the learner’s awareness so that they are able to identify problems and their causes, and find solutions to them.

ROLE OF A FACILITATOR Help a group find new ways of thinking about and. Developing Facilitation Skills A Handbook for Group Facilitators.

Group facilitation where the wrong questions are asked can lead to frustration or wasted time. A hallmark of effective facilitation is clarity and purpose – be sure to get this right early on.

Process design. When you know the outcomes you want to. Get this from a library. Effective group facilitation in education: how to energize meetings and manage difficult groups. [John Eller] -- "Practical pointers for maximizing meetings and motivating team members.

At their worst, meetings can waste time, lack focus, foster a combative spirit, or be just plain boring. At their best. In his book, Effective Group Facilitation in Education: How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups, John F.

Eller provides insights on successfully leading a meeting. While it includes some theory to support an under-standing of successful group facilitation, the book‘s true purpose is to serve as a practical handbook including tips. The Art of Facilitation: How to create group synergy.

Hunter, D., Bailey, A., & Taylor, B. (). Another good introduction to facilitation that has one of my favorite quotes defining facilitation: “Effective group facilitation is an artful dance requiring rigorous discipline.

The role of the facilitator offers an opportunity to dance with.By Amanda Melcher, Published on 11/01/ Recommended Citation. Melcher, Amanda () "Book Review: Effective Group Facilitation in Education: How to Energize Meetings and Manage Difficult Groups," LOEX Quarterly: Vol.

Iss.3, Article 2.The answer is a simple, “No way!” Facilitation styles and goals are different, and can be flexible to meet the book club’s goals and work most effectively with the group’s personality and relationship dynamics. Considering two questions will help you work out the most effective way(s) you can facilitate discussion for your book club.