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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 21 Dramatic behaviour in participatory training


Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 21 Dramatic behaviour in participatory training Koos Neefjes Introduction always `visible' through dress, behaviour, speech and attitude. Outsiders have to become increasingly aware of their own behaviour and Most practitioners of participatory learning learn how to `manage authority'. agree that a key aspect of good PRA practice is something labelled behaviour, attitude or body language. In my experience, trainees Drama techniques and approaches are usually not only agree on the importance of particularly useful in PRA training to raise behaviour in facilitating dialogues, but also awareness of: posture, people's positioning, agree on what is seen to be good behaviour. In how power relationships are expressed in behaviour and ways of speaking and asking this paper I describe some ways of learning questions. I describe some of this approaches about these things with the aid of ideas and below (several of which are included in the exercises from the world of drama and theatre. Trainer's Guide to Participatory Learning and Being able to articulate good behaviour in Action, Pretty et al. 1995). feedback sessions is different from putting it in Critical observation of behaviour practice. For example, one trainee who was extremely articulate in discussing ...

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