New Encyclopedia of Group Activities

ISBN-10: 1118157559

ISBN-13: 9781118157558

Edition: 2004

Authors: Lorraine L. Ukens

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Helping groups become their most effective and productive is a major task for a group leader and facilitator. By immersing group members in active learning experiences that focus on working together to accomplish objectives, group members will learn to draw on their personal insights and integrate this knowledge into practical applications.The New Encyclopedia of Group Activities–the sequel to the best-selling encyclopedia that was first published more than a decade ago–is an expansive collection of hands-on activities and games that will help you explore the many elements of group process skills. This thoroughly revised and updated resource covers a multitude of content topics that you can use in a variety of group settings. The 150 new activities offer creative exercises that will give you the tools you need to provide appropriate interventions for any group purpose. Whether searching for a serious foundational process activity or for a light transitional learning game, you will find something here to meet your needs.Praise for The New Encyclopedia of Group Activities"A vast collection of excellent team activities, spanning a wide range of topics! You will find great options . . . at your fingertips."—Mel Silberman, author, Active Training and The Best of Active Training"Both new and seasoned training professionals will find The New Encyclopedia of Group Activities to be a great addition to their resource libraries. I find Ms. Ukens' activities to be easy to facilitate and applicable to many different courses and audiences."—Madeline Collins, independent performance consultant specializing in teamwork, communication, and customer service training
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List price: $133.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/26/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Introduction: Getting the Most from This Resource
Group Process
Introduction to Group Process
Alternative Solutions
Anecdotal Appreciation
At the Movies
At Wit's End
Back to the Future
Beam Bounce
Change of Position
Chip In
Coming Together
Communal Cave
Culture Connection
Do or Taboo?
Early Dismissal
Final Debriefing
Fit Figure
Full Circle
Gender Bender
Give Me Shelter
Having a Ball
"Hip" Hop
Inner Circle
Inside and Out
Lead On
Lofty Goal
Mad Hatter's "Team" Party
Material Evidence
Mind Mingle
New Twist on Things
Oh, Domino
Organizational Pulse
Our Song
Patent Pending
Personal Links
Piecing It All Together
Rapid Fire
Role Out
Rummage Sale
Secret Service
Shake It Up
Spin Off
Taking the Lead
Tale of the Tape
Team Report Card
Where Are You?
Why's Guise
Task-Oriented Process
Introduction to Task-Oriented Process
Animal Appeal
Appearances Can Be Deceiving
Cite Unseen
Close Resemblance
Counter Attack
Fab Five
Favorable Outlook
For Shore
Goal Mining
How Sweet It Is!
Idea Shuffle
It Figures
It's in the Mail
Making Contact
Mind Benders
Mirror Image
Name Game
On Top of Things
Opposites Attract
Paying Your Dues
Rhyme Time
Risky Business
Roman Candles
Team Time
Weekend Getaway
Relationship-Oriented Process
Introduction to Relationship-Oriented Process
All Tied Up
At Issue
Big Pushover
Blind Faith
Button Up
Clash Action
Don't Label Me
Down to Basics
Drawing on the Group
In the Middle
In the Spirit of Things
Mentoring Memoirs
Model Behavior
On the Move
Team Totem
Tear It Up
Three Blind Mice
Trust Bust
What You Herd
Introduction to Communication
Body Basics
Close Calls
Converse Proceedings
Count Down
Feedback Forum
Fishing for Feedback
Getting the Message Across
Give and Take
Group Assembly
Let Me Show the Way
Listen to Me
Not Me!
Perceptual Dimensions
Picture That!
Picture This!
Positive Charge
Question Mark
Reading Between the Lines
Sounding Board
Unspoken Meanings
Personal Awareness
Introduction to Personal Awareness
Eye of the Beholder
Going Around in Circles
High Impact
In the Company of . . .
Keep On Role-ing
Making a Commitment
Me, Myself, and I
Music Box
Pipe Dreams
Point of View
Powers of Observation
Pride and Prejudice
Proverbially Speaking
Search for Tomorrow
Seeing Things My Way 413
Take Flight
Taste of Success
Think About It
To a "T"
Top Ten
Toss Away
Turning 21
Value of Work
Value Judgment
Valuing Yourself
Wishing Well
About the Author
How to Use the CD
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