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Upcoming educational and training opportunities.

Dynamic Facilitation Seminar Coming Up in VA

Jim Rough, author of “Society’s Breakthrough: Releasing Essential Wisdom and Virtue in All the People” will be leading a Dynamic Facilitation Seminar October 31st – November 2, 2006, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Comfort Inn in Springfield, VA. Dynamic Facilitation is a new way of helping people think collaboratively and creatively together, where they build trust and achieve breakthroughs to seemingly impossible issues. The seminar is often a transformational experience for participants, both professionally and personally. Dynamic Facilitation offers new possibilities for conflict […] (continue)

Grant Writing Workshop Coming Up In DC

The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University, October 25 – 27, 2006. Interested development professionals, researchers, faculty, and graduate students should register as soon as possible, as demand means that seats will fill up quickly. All participants will receive certification in professional grant writing from the Institute. For more information call (888) 824 – 4424 or visit The Grant Institute website at www.thegrantinstitute.com. (continue)

Fellowship Opportunities with the Woodrow Wilson Foundation

This is a great opportunity for anyone studying deliberation and decision-making! Administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (www.woodrow.org), the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner. In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship […] (continue)

3-Day Dialogue Workshop in Boston this November

Alison at the Public Conversations Project asked us to share an announcement with you about their upcoming workshop “The Power of Dialogue: Constructive Conversations on Divisive Issues” this November 9-11 in Watertown, MA.  I know from experience that PCP’s trainings are some of the best in the field, so don’t hesitate to sign up.  The sliding scale fee is $375 to $600 for three full days, including catered lunch, light breakfast, and snacks. To register for the workshop, call 617-923-1216 or 888-727-8326 x13. (continue)

Call for Interdisciplinary Papers on Group Research

John Gastil of the University of Washington asked us to post a notice about the upcoming INGRoup (Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research) Conference. The conference takes place at Michigan State University, in Lansing, Michigan next July 12-14, 2007. The second INGRoup conference is planned to facilitate conversations among group scholars across disciplines, such as communication, education, history, information systems, nursing, organizational behavior, philosophy, psychology, political science, public health, and sociology. In addition to paper and symposia sessions, innovative sessions designed to facilitate interdisciplinary conversation will […] (continue)

National Academy of Education Announces Postdoctoral Fellowship in Education

If you are an Education researcher studying dialogue or civic engagement, you may be interested in the National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This non-residential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members. (continue)

Taos Institute Announces Fall/Winter Workshops

The Taos Institute has just realeased its fall/winter workshop lineup. Workshop topics include social constructionist theory, appreciative inquiry and more. For more information and to register visit www.taosinstitute.net. To see a list of upcoming workshops, read on! (continue)

Call for Submissions – Case Studies of Civic Engagement in the First Year of College

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition and The New York Times invite the submission of case studies forCivic Engagement in the First Year of College, a new volume in The First-Year Experience Monograph Series. This publication will describe programs and courses that develop students’ civic literacy and engagement and will offer strategies for designing, implementing, and assessing such initiatives. (continue)

2-Day Appreciative Inquiry Seminar in NYC in November

Renowned instructors Loretta Donovan and Bernard Mohr will be leading a seminar called “Innovations in Business through a Positive Lens: Concepts & Practices in Appreciative Inquiry” On NOvember 9 and 10 at Columbia University Teacher’s College in New York City.  The Training is $995, and you can register here. (continue)

Institute on the Common Good and Civic Canopy Hosting Public Deliberation Training

The Institute on the Common Good at Regis University and the Colorado Civic Canopy are pleased to host a two day Public Deliberation Workshop September 22nd and 23rd, 2006. The workshop will equip new moderators with the skills and materials necessary to introduce deliberative public forums to their neighbors, groups, organizations, or community. The workshop will introduce and extensively explore the deliberative process used by the National Issues Forum (NIF), a nonpartisan, nationwide network of locally sponsored public forums for the consideration of public policy […] (continue)

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