“Shaping Our Future” Moderator Training Webinars


Shaping Our Future Moderator Training [November]

Shaping Our Future Moderator Training [October]

Published Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2012

Video Info

Click on the thumbnails above to watch archived versions of our “Shaping Our Future” Moderator Training webinars, conducted by longtime NIF moderator and KF colleague Ellen Knutson, of Northwestern University’s Center for Civic Engagement.  Ellen discusses:

  • preparing for, convening a forum
  • using NIF issue materials (issue guide, moderator guide, starter video, other resources)
  • the role and goals of the moderator
  • the nuts and bolts of conducting a NIF forum
  • how to surface discussion of consequences, costs, tensions, and tradeoffs

The webinars also feature remarks from NIF president Bill Muse and Kettering Foundation president David Mathews about the national conversation being built around the Shaping Our Future issue guide.  All materials for the Shaping Our Future forums, including the issue guide, starter video, and moderator guide, have been made available FREE online.

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