Resources for Practicing Dialogue & Deliberation
Finally ? a way for D&D organizers and community leaders to easily locate the best resources available for fostering community discussion and action on specific current issues.
In this section, we categorize and describe some of the best high-tech tools, products and programs used to enhance both online and face-to-face D&D programs.
Some of the best guides, manuals and how-to books available for dialogue and deliberation practitioners. We have categorized them into four subjects: Organizing and Facilitating D&D, Working With Diverse Groups, Community Building, and Social Change.
Dozens of books and guidebooks to help you gain facilitation skills. Categorized as: Facilitation (general), Dynamic Facilitation, Future Search, Mediation, Open Space Technology, Study Circles and World Caf?.
Some of the best resources out there for trainers, K-12 teachers and educators at colleges and universities. Included here are numerous links as well as a variety of categorized books, handbooks and guides about D&D in schools and on campuses, multicultural education, and more.
Ten sets of ground rules used by organizations which represent various streams of D&D practice (online D&D, deliberative democracy, conflict transformation, etc.).
A great listing of nearly 50 videos that depict or overview specific dialogue and deliberation models (organized according to model), over 20 videos that are great tools for stimulating D&D on intergroup relations issues in particular, and a handful of sources for more such videos.
We selected over 70 e-resources of interest to D&D organizers, facilitators and scholars, and include descriptions and instructions for subscribing and submitting info. Categorized according to your interests.
And coming soon?
- Information about integrating dialogue & deliberation with the arts.
- Sample evaluation tools to help you assess the success of your programs.
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