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Collaborating with strangers : facilitating workshops in libraries, classes, and nonprofits

Author: Bess G de Farber; April Hines; Barbara J Hood
Publisher: Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017. ©2017
Series: How-to-do-it manuals for libraries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interaction with strangers cultivates creativity and provides opportunities for joining forces to achieve great ends. However most people tend to avoid talking or working with people they do not know, whether in the library, a classroom, or in academic and nonprofit settings. And to do so is to short-circuit much of the creative potential that is so necessary for innovation, and that organizational stakeholders
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bess G de Farber; April Hines; Barbara J Hood
ISBN: 9780838915424 0838915426
OCLC Number: 970604180
Description: xiii, 144 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm.
Contents: The importance of strangers and face-to-face conversations --
Introduction to CoLAB workshops --
CoLAB workshop assessments, results, and participant stories --
Step-by-step instructions for conducting CoLAB workshops --
Variations on CoLAB workshop activities --
Seeking sponsors for CoLAB workshops --
Promotional strategies for CoLAB workshops --
Tips and lessons learned for presenting successful CoLAB workshops.
Series Title: How-to-do-it manuals for libraries.
Responsibility: Bess G. de Farber, April Hines, and Barbara J. Hood.

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Developed and presented by de Farber at workshops across the country, and used by the authors to successfully spur collaboration at the University of Florida, CoLAB showcases the power of  Read more...

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"This book offers a fresh new set of strategies for engaging communities of people in dialogue. It offers a clear description of the concept of CoLAB, then it lives up to its billing as a how-to Read more...

 
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