This unit covers basic research methods in an easily accessible way, and includes research tips and pros and cons for each method. It also takes learners through a step-by-step approach to planning research.
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This "Back Home Action Planning" unit offers an opportunity for individuals to plan how they will apply their new Cooperative Problem Solving skills in their back-home environment.
Cooperative Problem Solving is sometimes the best way to deal with a problem. However, sometimes other strategies are desirable. This unit looks at how it is possible to assess a situation and choose an appropriate approach.
The message of this unit that by understanding the difference between positions and interests, you greatly increase your ability to find common ground.
The message of this unit is that once we have discovered the interests of the parties to a conflict, it is often useful to generate options before developing an agreement.
The message of this unit is that it is only by listening to understand that we create the possibility of then being understood.
The way we raise an issue has a significant effect on the entire problem-solving process. By raising an issue in a constructive way, we set the stage early for resolving the conflict productively. The purpose of this unit is to give participants an opportunity to practice and explore this type of problem solving.
The message of this unit is that emotions are normal in a conflict situation, and they can contribute to problem solving if you learn how to manage them.
The message of this unit is that there are certain techniques available that can make it easier to develop agreements: one of them is using standards.
This unit deals with one of the "non-linear" dimensions of cooperative problem solving - perceptions. If we understand that each of us experiences the world differently, then we can use our different perceptions as sources of creativity and understanding, rather than as sources of dissent.
The ICT Policy for Civil Society training materials build the capacity of civil society organisations to understand policy and regulation related to information and communication technologies (ICT) so that they can begin to engage and influence policy processes affecting ICT adoption and implementation at national, regional and global levels.
This unit provides an introduction to digital archiving and issues to take into consideration when planning an archive. It is aimed primarily at community media producers, but should be of wider interest.
This unit forms gives participants an understanding of the concepts behind database development, a sense of how database work can be applied to information projects and how to start thinking about the database planning process. It is primarily about developing an awareness of databases which can form a basis for future training in more practical aspects of database development work.
This unit introduces participants to the idea of open source software for use on servers, desktops and web sites.
Six units are currently available in this module: Scripting, Interviewing, Presentation, Editing, Radio formats, Audience participation, Content for exchange