Present your partner

Purpose

Accomodate participants who are not able to:

Sign and a translator can be used as well as writing down the answers

 

Sign and a translator can be used as well as writing down the answers 

 

Make only a few simple questions and reduce time discussing

 

Make only a few simple questions and extent time discussing 

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Input

N/A
O

Output

Comfort and understanding of each others skills
s

Complexity

Simple-moderate

Time

15-30 min

No. of participants

4-10+

Activity required

- Communicating - Remembering, - Reading* - Writing* *only if notetaking and question ideas comes in use.

Step by Step

 

1 Divide the participants in groups of two. 5 Repeat step 3 although switch roles (5 min).
2 Provide pen and paper for note taking for each group. 6 Participant 1 presents participant 2 and vise versa to the rest of the group. All groups should be presented.
3 Ask participant 1 to ask participant 2 about their name and how they can contribute to the workshop, what is their expertise, what are they good at etc (5 min).

When doing this method you should consider

If participants have a hard time remembering, give them paper to take notes on
If participants have a hard time remembering, make them the last one to listen to their partner and the first to present.
If a participant has a hard time focusing avoid note paper as it can act as a distraction

Materials needed

Paper for note taking
Pens for note taking
Question ideas page

This method goes well with

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