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101 Great Games and Activities by Arthur B. VanGundy

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Clarifying Expectations

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Guaranteed to Fail

Objective

  • To encourage the participants to take personal responsibility for instructional outcomes

Uses

This activity also can be used for team building, energizing, values clarification, creativity training, or implementation.

Audience

Participants at the beginning of any training workshop

Time

Fifteen to sixty minutes (see Variations)

Handouts, Materials, and Equipment

  • One copy of Guaranteed to Fail: Double-Reversal Technique for each participant
  • Paper and a pencil for each participant
  • A 3″ × 5″ card for each participant
  • A flip chart and markers
  • A stopwatch or electronic timer
  • A whistle

Procedure ...

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