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Content comparison of training and workshops

Think With Ink: Graphic Facilitation Workshop

  • A three-day workshop intensive workshop on using visuals to facilitate groups. Topics cover: Technique: Markers, paper handling, color use, lettering, seed shapes, visual vocabulary, forms and layout, levels of information, listening for synthesis. Models, Methods, and Tools: visual energizers and icebreakers, meeting principles and ground rules, and visual tools for brainstorming ideas, comparing ideas, and collaboratively deciding the way forward. Experiential Practice: hands-on exercises with an experienced graphic facilitator.

  • For more detailed information about most recent Think With Ink workshop, click here.

  • To sign up for our mailing list to receive information about graphic facilitation methods and the next Think With Ink class, please visit http://lizardbrainsolutions.com/think-with-ink/

Facilitator's Toolkit

  • A two-day intensive training on tools and techniques for facilitation. Topics cover: a framework for facilitation design, energizers and icebreakers, meeting principles and ground rules, and activities for brainstorming ideas, assessing ideas, and deciding on ideas, and open-ended questions.

Leading Through Facilitation

  • A one-day workshop for leaders wanting to create more facilitative, participatory, energizing meetings. Topics are specifically geared towards leaders of teams, and cover a framework for facilitation design, activities for brainstorming ideas, assessing ideas, and deciding on ideas, and open-ended questions.

Meeting 911

  • A half-day workshop on tools and techniques for facilitating high-conflict groups and dealing with disruptive behaviors. Topics cover: personality typewatching, seeing through disruptive behavior, group coaching, mindfulness, open-ended questions, facilitation aikido, and activities to unstick groups.

Drawing for Facilitation

  • A one-day training for facilitators wanting to add visuals to their charts. Topics cover: marker tips, color use, basic lettering, seed shapes, visual vocabulary, graphic jam, and practice graphic recording.

  • To see more information from a past session of Drawing for Facilitation, click here.

See Your Ideas: Designing Vision Maps

  • A two-day training on designing vision maps: rich illustrations that tell a story. They describe complex future states, current operating environments, or plans or proposals on a single placemat-sized sheet of paper. Vision maps synthesize or replace lengthy documents and invite communication between the presenter and audience. Topics cover: gathering information, visual triage, storytelling, thumbnail design, metaphor and layout, visual vocabulary, and record and replay.

  • To see more information from a past session of See Your Ideas, click here.

Visual Templates for Facilitation

  • A one-day training for facilitators on designing visual templates. Visual templates help structure conversations and gather ideas from groups of any size. Topics cover: design, containers, layout, icons, thumbnail sketches, facilitation planning, production and printing, and examples and resources.

  • To see more information from a past session of Visual Templates for Facilitation, click here.

Mindmapping for Facilitation

  • A four-hour workshop on mindmapping. Mindmapping is a radial network diagram commonly used to brainstorm and capture ideas. This workshop covers methods for using mindmaps in a group context. It also includes methods for using mindmaps to refine ideas and decide the way ahead

Visual Note Taking

  • A four-hour workshop on sketchnoting and mindmapping for note taking. Includes building a visual vocabulary, layouts, lettering, and elements of visual notes.

NOVA Scribes

Arlington, VA
417 Visual Practitioners

NOVA Scribes is an open forum for visual practitioners to share their knowledge. We are anyone who uses visuals to move others: graphic facilitators, graphic recorders, scribe...

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Design Thinking in Visual Practice

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019, 6:00 PM
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