[IGFmaglist] Webinar on workshop grading

Virginia Paque virginiap at diplomacy.edu
Tue Apr 7 08:19:46 EDT 2015


Thanks, Susan, this is very good advice in preparation for the call, above
all, for those of us who are new to the MAG.
Gracias! Ginger

Ginger (Virginia) Paque
DiploFoundation

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On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 7:17 AM, Susan Chalmers <susan at chalmers.associates>
wrote:

> Hi Lea, all,
>
> The word "webinar" might be confusing to some - so far as I understand we
> are scheduling a normal WebEx call, which can be recorded for MAG members
> to listen to afterwards.
>
> Just a few thoughts to share as the doodle poll is being filled out...
>
> We all have a little bit of homework to do before the call. Please read
> the evaluation guidelines
> <http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/workshop-proposals/mag-workshop-review-and-evaluation-process-for-igf-2015> before
> the call so that we all begin with a basic understanding of the process.
>
> I'd also strongly suggest that everyone take a "test drive" of the
> guidelines by reviewing at least 5 workshop proposals, which are published
> on the IGF website <http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/workshop-proposals>.
>
> MAG members give each workshop proposal a score from 1 to 5, with 1 being
> the least favourable score and 5 the best.*
>
> This score is based upon the following considerations, from the evaluation
> guidelines
> <http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/workshop-proposals/mag-workshop-review-and-evaluation-process-for-igf-2015>
> :
>
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>
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> *1.    Is the proposal well thought-through and complete?2.    Is the
> proposal relevant to Internet Governance? 3.    Does the proposal contain a
> list of proposed speakers, participating individuals and organizations, or
> a description of how different stakeholder perspectives will be
> represented?4.    Is this the first time this individual or organization
> has submitted a workshop proposal to the IGF? (first-time proposers are
> preferred over repeat-proposers),5.    Is the Workshop description
> consistent with the format listed (for example, if the format is Debate,
> then does the proposal describe how the debate will be set up, with
> timings, etc.,  indicated, are all sides of the issues represented)?6.
> Is the proposal for a new format? (Break-out Group Discussions, Debates,
> Flash Sessions, Birds of a Feather, Roundtables and Other formats are
> encouraged over the Panel format),7.    Is there diversity amongst the
> participants (gender, geography, stakeholder group, perspective)? (as a
> general matter, greater diversity is encouraged),8.    Is there developing
> country participation? (as a general matter, developing country
> participation is encouraged),9.    Does the description clearly specify the
> Internet Governance problem/question/challenged to be addressed during the
> workshop?10.    Does the proposal include a well-considered plan for remote
> participation?*
>
> The way that you grade each proposal is up to you. People devise their own
> systems. Personally, my "code" when evaluating the proposals is: *be
> neutral, **b**e thoughtful, be fair*.
>
> I'm hoping that some veteran MAG members can join us to share their
> workshop evaluation experiences.
>
> I hope this helps in preparation of the call.
>
> Sincerely,
> Susan
>
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> Susan Chalmers
> susan at chalmers.associates
>
> *CHALMERS* & ASSOCIATES
> http://chalmers.associates
>
> On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 9:29 PM, Lea Kaspar <lea at gp-digital.org> wrote:
>
>> Dear Chengetai,
>>
>> Thank you for making these arrangements. I'm afraid I won't be attend
>> either of the two dates proposed due to travel - would it be possible to
>> record the session and view it later on?
>>
>> Warm wishes,
>> Lea
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 10:22 AM, Chengetai Masango <cmasango at unog.ch>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear All,
>>>
>>> Please find below a link to a doodle poll to set the time for a webinar
>>> on workshop grading. I would be grateful if all interested parties would
>>> fill it out.
>>>
>>> http://doodle.com/unyf76macnqmcwvz
>>>
>>> The Poll will close on Thursday 12 am UTC.
>>>
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Chengetai
>>>
>>>
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