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Examine a Protocol

Constructivist Tuning Protocol

Peeling the Onion: Developing the Problem Protocol

Tips for Effective Use of Protocols1The Power of Protocols: An Educator’s Guide to Better Practice,  McDonald, Joseph P. (2007) ...continue

  • A responsive and attentive facilitator
  • Protected meeting time
  • Norms
  • Make the purpose meaningful
  • Purposefully aligning the protocol and the purpose
  • Build background knowledge for all participants on the purpose and use of protocols
  • Model and review the protocol with participants
  • Follow the steps of the protocol
  • Allow time to reflect on the effectiveness of the protocol


Next Steps

  • Where are we in the use of protocols?
  • Would the use of protocols improve our collaboration?
  • How do we use this information?
  • What more do we need to know?
  • What are our next steps?
  • How should we structure our conversations?

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