Introducing Knowledge Sharing KS Methods and Tools: A Facilitator’s Guide
By Allison Hewlitt and Lucie Lamoureux
Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development as a component of the ENRAP initiative present this tool for Knowledge Sharing workshops and training.
“…..training to ensure that staff at all levels are familiar with knowledge-sharing and learning processes and tools, and with the appropriate behaviours and attitudes. examples of areas that will be addressed as a priority will be the thematic networks, specific knowledge-sharing and learning tools, and the use of the information technology platform……”
Available online PDF [132p.] at: http://bit.ly/JpOqEF
TABLE OF CONTENTS
User 1: A KS Workshop Approach
A needs assessment
Workshop learning characteristics
What do we mean by KS?
KS Entry Point 1: How can we… Strengthen relationships and networks
Option 1: Social network mapping and analysis
KS Entry Point 2: How can we… Capture and disseminate lessons learned, case studies and good practices
Option 1: Tools treasure hunt
Option 2: Video storytelling
KS Entry Point 3: How can we… Generate and share lessons learned, case studies and good practices
Option 1: Speed sharing
Option 2: Chat show
Option 3: Jumpstart storytelling
KS Entry Point 4: How can we… Design and facilitate better meetings and workshops
Option 1: World Café
Option 2: Facilitation Skills
Option 3: Peer Assist
KS Entry Point 5: How can we… Strengthen and sustain knowledge sharing
Option 1: KM Self-Assessment
Option 2: Peer Assist (on integrating KS in IFAD business processes)
Option 1: Review of KS methods and tools
Option 2: Open Space
After Action Review
Sample workshop agenda
User 2: Introducing a Method or Tool during a Meeting or Workshop
What do I need to think about?
What have others done?
How do I use the guide?
User 3: Using KS methods and tools to enhance work
How would I integrate KS tolls in my work?
How do I use the guide?
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