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Method 1: Spontaneous participation (trust)

The goal of this task is that every person in the learning community will participate freely and spontaneously. The crucial principle in dialogue is that one is allowed to be imperfect and one's thinking under development.


  • introduce yourself to the others by telling them your first name
  • tell others about the associations that your name evokes for you
  • complete this task first in small groups of three persons
  • after that, everyone will introduce themselves to the whole group (for example, 15 persons) by telling them their name and naming one association they mentioned earlier.