Marie Michael Library
Facilitation & Training Approaches for Community Change
Manuals and Guides
- Change management toolbook is a collection of more than 120 tools, methods and strategies which can be applied during stages of personal, team and organizational development, in training, facilitation and consulting.
- Financial education for SEWA Bank members: A facilitator’s guide. Ahmedabad: Shri Mahila SEWA Sahakari Bank. (1.76 Mb pdf)
- Mathie, A. & Foster, M. (2006). An asset-based approach to community development: A manual for village organizers. Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute. (3.35 Mb pdf)
- Mathie, A. & Foster, M. (2006). Participatory monitoring and evaluation: A manual for village organizers. Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute. (3.33 Mb pdf)
- Project on Improvement on Local Administration in Cambodia (PILAC). (n.d.). Manual on training needs assessment. (2.07 Mb pdf)
- International Association of Facilitators (IAF) is dedicated to growing facilitators and encouraging the use of group process methodologies worldwide.
- Masterful Facilitation Institute provides resources to help fulfil the role as facilitator.
- The World Café uses the philosophy of conversational leadership, engaging people in conversations that matter, as an antidote to the lack of connection in today’s world.
- All about facilitation, group skills and group performance management, Free Management Library’s resource collection.
- Avoseh, M.B.M. (2001). Learning to be active citizens: Lessons of traditional Africa for lifelong learning. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 20(6), 479-486. (STFX only)
- Borrini-Feyerabend, G. (1996). Collaborative management of protected areas: Tailoring the approach to the context. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. (11.81 Mb pdf)
- Braakman, L. (2003). The art of facilitating participation: Unlearning old habits and learning new ones. (PLA Notes no. 48). (205K pdf)
- Developing a strategic plan: Creating objectives. (2015). Community Tool Box.
- Guevara, J.R. (2002). More than a ‘bag of tricks’: Using creative methodologies in environmental adult and community education. Adult Learning, 13(2/3), 24-29. (STFX only)
- Hadidy, W. El, Mathie, A., et al. (2005). Asset-based development: Success stories from Egyptian communities. Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute. (751K pdf)
- Kaeter, M. (1995). Facilitators: More than meeting leaders. Training, 32(7), 60-64. (STFX only)
- Larson, D. (2004). Supporting change through local action. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 104, 39-47. (STFX only)
- Mapa, R. (2010). Community-based learning: Building capacities for change. Adult Education and Development, 74, 37-42.
- Mind Tools. (n.d.). The role of a facilitator.
- Nuryatno, M.A. (2005). In search of Paulo Freire’s reception in Indonesia. Convergence, 38(1), 50-68. (STFX only)
- Olson, K. (2005). Music for community education and emancipatory learning. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 107, 55-64. (STFX only)
- Pant, M. (2004). Adult education and livelihood: Women as agents of change. Adult Education and Development, 63, 121-144.
- Pettit, J. (2010). Multiple faces of power and learning. IDS Bulletin, 41(3), 25-35.
- Rafi, M. (2003). Farewell Freire? Conscientisation in early twenty-first century Bangladesh. Convergence, 36(1), 41-59. (STFX only)
- Rosewell, J. (2005). Learning styles. The Open University. (812K pdf)
- Sandhaas, B. (2005). Community based non-formal livelihood skills training for youth and adults in selected regions of Ethiopia (EXPRO). Adult Education and Development, 64, 47-64.
- SessionLab. (2018). Teamwork and team building activities. Facilitation techniques and activities to build and support teamwork, as well as foster trust and openness for better collaboration.
- Seya, P.T. (2005). Adult education and African development in the context of globalization. Adult Education and Development, 65, 95-108.
- Smith, M. K. (2009). Facilitating learning and change in groups and group sessions. Published by Infed.org.
- Tandon, R. (2009). Making the case. Adult Education and Development, 73, 113-116.
- The three types of learning. (2007, August 1). Retrieved from The Skills Portal.
- Tisdell, E.J. & Taylor, E.W. (1999). Adult education philosophy informs practice. Adult Learning, 11(2), 6-10. (STFX only)
- Van der Merwe, M. & Albertyn, R.M. (2010). Transformation through training: Application of emancipatory methods in a housing education programme for rural women in South Africa. Community Development Journal, 45(2), 149-168. (STFX only)
- The World Café, Knowledge Sharing Toolkit’s wiki page.
- Yarosz, D.J. & Fountain, S. (2003). Facilitating transformative learning groups: Reflections on Mexico and Highlander. Adult Learning, 14(3), 17-19. (STFX only)
- Harvard Business Review, full text: 1922-current. (STFX only)
- Badaracco, Jr., J. (2001). We don’t need another hero. Harvard Business Review, 79(8), 120-126.
- Blenko, M.W. & Mankins, M.C. (2010). The decision-driven organization. Harvard Business Review, 88(6), 54-62.
- Collins, J. (2005). Level 5 leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 136-146.
- Kotter, J.P. (1995). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review, 73(2), 59-67.
- Meyerson, D. (2001). Radical change, the quiet way. Harvard Business Review, 79(9), 92-100.
- Schwartz, T. (2010). The productivity paradox. Harvard Business Review, 88(6), 64-69.
- Stone, N. (1995). Leading change, changing leadership. Harvard Business Review, 73(2), 16.
- Vermeulen, F., Puranam, P. & Gulati, R. (2010). Change for change’s sake. Harvard Business Review, 88(6), 70-76.
- McLagan, P.A. (2003). The change-capable organization. T + D, 57(1), 50-58. (STFX only)