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warmups resources- part deux
Posted: Jul 3, 1995 3:16 PM
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Here is the second part of information on warmup tips. It runs about
5 pages.

Ted Panitz

Lancaster University - UK - has a mongraph entitled "48 Warm-ups for Group

* Bland Tomkinson BSc BA * Telephone 0161 200 3531
* Director of Staff Development * Fax 0161 200 3534
* UMIST, PO Box 88 *
* Manchester M60 1QD, UK *
found a wonderful resource that I use to start workshops. The three
series I have are: "Structured Exercises in Stress Management",
Structured Exercises in Wellness Promotion", and "Working with
Groups." Each volume has a section on ice breakers, Exploration,
Self-Care, Stress management, Action Planning, Closure, Group
Energizers, etc. I can put together a workshop within a couple hours
using these books.
The company's name & address is:
Whole Person Assoicates, Inc
210 West Michigan
Duluth, MN 55802-1908
Rose Rude
Academic Support Office
Tutor Coordinator
UW-River Falls
River Falls, WI 54022
More Games Traniners Play by Edward E. Scannell and John W. Newstrom might be a
good book for you.

Debbie Kimberlin
Learning Center
Omaha, NE
IN%"" "deborah kimberlin"
An excellent resource for developing exercises and activities (and ice
AND TIPS by Melvin L. Silberman. It is published by Lexington Books, an imprint
of Macmillan. The ISBN is 0-669-24262-4. Although his purpose with this book
is beyond the classroom to the trainers out there in the corporate world, he has
lots of good information that is certainly relevent for the college and
university environment.

Silberman was brought to Rutgers by our Teaching Excellence Center to lead
workshops for faculty on fostering active learning in the classroom, and he
received rave reviews! Table of contents includes:
assessing the training group
developing active training objectives
creating opening exercises
finding alternative methods to lecturing
using experiential learning approaches
designing active training activities
sequencing active training activities
giving presentations and leading discussions
facilitating structured activities, etc.

Karen G. Smith, University Director
Learning Resource Centers
Rutgers University
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has an internal quality
improvement group that runs team-building training along with instruction on
QI. They had many ice-breakers during our training. Try contacting
Warren E. Cohen, 313-764-7410. From: IN%"" "Terrie Rowe"
There are three books by Edward Scannell and John Newstrom published by
McGraw-Hill called Games Trainers Play, Experiential Learning Exercises; More
Games Trainers Play, Experiential Learning Exercises; and Still More Games
Trainers Play, Experiential Learning Exercises. ISBN's are as follows:
0-07046408-1, 0-07-055045-X, and 0-07-046427-8. These books are good sources
of ideas for ice breakers as well as other activities to facilitate student
involvement. The other source that I find valuable is the COOPERATIVE LEARNING
and College Teaching Newsletter. You can phone New Forums Press, Inc. at
405-277-2237 to subscribe. It is rich with ideas and also facilitates
I lost the reference here--If you recognize this please
e-mail your address---sorry
You might see the Handbook of Organization develpment in schools
and colleges by Richard A Schmuck and Philip J. Runkel.Hope it
University Associates Publishers and Consultants produces good materials for
warm-up exercises which can be used in a variety of small group settings,
including the classroom. The last address I have for them is 7596 Eads Avenue,
La Jolla, California 92037. (714) 454-8821.

Beth Bowser E-Mail: BOWSER@WCU.EDU
Institute for College and University Teaching
Camp Bldg.
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee NC 28723
Phone: 704-227-7278 FAX: 704-227-7030
"Using Cooperative Learning" By Phillip C. Abrami et al of
Concordia University's Centre for the Study of Classroom Processes (I am a
member of the centre but not an author of the book) published by Wm. C. Browne
Communications notes on teambuliding that activities fall into 3 broad
categories: a)icebreakers,or get acquainted activities, b)appreciatiion
activities, c)goal setting or visioning

Calvin S. Kalman Phone: (514) 848-3284 *
* Professor Fax: (514) 848-2828 *
* Department of Physics KALMAN@VAX2.CONCORDIA.CA *
* Concordia University *
* Montreal,P.Q. H3G 1M8 or KALMAN@CONU2.BITNET
CMA Publishing Co.
Applied Skills Press
8517 Production Ave.
PO Box 26240
San Diego, CA 92126

TIPS by Mel Silberman (1990)
Chapter 3 - "Creating Opening Exercises"
Lexington Books
Macmillan Inc.
866 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10022
ISBN 0 669 24262

Dr. Barbara S. Bonham
Senior Researcher
National Center for Dev. Ed.
Duncan Hall - Rm. 330
Appalachian State Univ.
Boone, NC 28608
There are a number of exercises in the book by
Malcolm Knowles, "Self-Directed Learning",
Arthur Kingsland <\^^/> Telephone: +61 49 215783
Faculty of Architecture )==( Facsimile: +61 49 216913
The University of Newcastle //\\
N.S.W., Australia, 2308 _// \\_
I have found the following books to be helpful. They are from
MindWare, 6142 Olson Mem. Hwy., Golden Valley, MN 55422.

"More Than 50 Ways to Buils Team Consensus" item #T3760
236 pages cost $15.95

"100 Training Games" 176 pages item #T3850 cost $21.95

"100 ways to build teams" item T2737 192 pages cost $15.95

They have an 800-999-0398 number

There are probably more interactions than are humanly possible here but I have
founs a few ideas. They are well presented with the rational, methodology and
any materials needed plus the context they are best used in.

Ted Panitz

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