16 participants from TWR Cambodia.
Hand draw and write to increase communication.
Infants think in images before they learn word. Many of us continued to think in images. Cavemen drew pictures in cave walls. Ancient Egyptian wrote with hieroglyphics (pictures). Chinese writing began as pictures. Using pictures helps us to communicate.
Participants were asked to choose a picture card, then use it to help describe themselves. As they did I made a quick graphic recording.
Visuals to help communication can be done small scale
Back of a napkin
A6 notebook size
On A3/ A4 paper
Large format 3x6 feet
Trip reports can be made using a poster of graphics and text.
Our volunteer meeting at Ming Paem
In Pouk was recorded on a flip chart on a table.
They took turns to present
They did a good job
In summary, participants were invited to add their comments: this is what they said:
Hard Trying (putting all my effort into doing this. Easy to remember. Saves time. Creativity. Simple. Easy to understand. Builds an environment of trust. Summary. Everyone can draw. Creates an emotional attachment to the content. Easy to see the main point.
Entertaining. Learned a lot.