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Re: [XP] Facilitating Pairdraw, self organise or not...

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  • Henrik Berglund
    ... so, ... the ... that ... for ... is What Was ... Thanks for sharing your ideas/experiences Joshua! br Henrik
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 10, 2008
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      --- In extremeprogramming@yahoogroups.com, "Joshua Kerievsky"
      <joshua@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 1:03 AM, Henrik Berglund
      > <berglund.henrik@...>wrote:
      >
      > > I was thinking of facilitating a pairdraw excercise:
      > > http://www.industriallogic.com/games/pairdraw.html
      > >
      > > For those of you who have used this excercise:
      > > When pair drawing, should the team be instructed to take turns
      > > drawing one line at a time, or do you let them self-organise? If
      so,
      > > do you usually see the behaviour with taking turns and completing
      > > each others work emerge naturally? In most pictures in the example
      > > you can see this behaviour...
      > >
      > > I would prefer the self organise approach, if it manages to get
      the
      > > points through in such a short time, but I also also can imagine
      that
      > > the uncertanity introduced by having people taking turns gets them
      > > more focused, attentive and into teamwork.
      > >
      > > So what do you think? What is the most efficient way to set this
      > > excercise up? What is your experience?
      >
      >
      > Hello Henrik,
      >
      > Yes, I like to let folks self-organize for this simulation. I like
      for
      > erasers to be present as well (think refactoring).
      >
      > My favorite debrief question (learned from Gerald Weinberg)
      is "What Was
      > That Like For You?" Give folks a few minutes to respond.
      >
      > Good luck.
      >
      > --
      > best regards,
      > jk
      >
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      > Joshua Kerievsky
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      >

      Thanks for sharing your ideas/experiences Joshua!

      br

      Henrik
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