Community Building

NASCO Institute 2020 Session Recordings

Below, are the recordings for NASCO Institue 2020 sessions by room. Please share lessons learned with your cooperatives and communities. 

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Tools for Building Community in your Co-op

A Workshop for WestCo 2001- Eugene, Oregon
by Anjanette Bunce (former NASCO Member Services Coordinator)
 
Table of Contents
2  Statement of Co-operative Identity
3  Campus Co-operatives- A Brief History
4  NASCO Member Services
5  What is Community?
6  Ways to Create Community in Co-ops
7  Developing Community
11  Tips for Building Co-op Spirit

Group Decision Making Handbook

Table of Contents

Communication
1 What do you do when a dispute arises?
2 Communication Styles
Meeting Roles
3 Positive Group Roles
4 Negative Group Roles
5 Effective Meetings: Designated Meeting Roles
7 Influence in Groups
Meeting Process
8 Sample Agenda
9 Meeting Evaluation Sheet
Facilitation
10 The Four Roles of a Facilitator
11 Facilitation Tools

How to Design Successful Community Workshops

This is an outline for a training called 'Ready to Train? How to Design Successful Community Workshops'
 
Workshop Objective: Participants will learn the basics of popular education theory and training design to ensure that they have the basic skills needed to run effective community trainings.
 
Core Competencies:  Core competencies will include respect for the learner as teacher, commitment to variation of participatory training methods, and willingness to use a training design model to plan an effective training.