Other names for speed dating
Most of us have only seen speed dating in movies and TV, where it’s portrayed as possibly the most godawful experience on the planet. It’s easy to make a joke out of a quick interaction with a weird character we never have to see again. Here’s the lowdown on what speed dating is like for real people: An equal number of men and women (usually 10 – 12) sit down at a table, armed with a name tag and a piece of paper. But meeting him in person, I found him fascinating and really enjoyed our conversation. At the event I went to last week there was a group of four girls, all of whom handed in their sheets with nothing but “Nos” circled.
This forces participants to think and speak concisely and listen with intent.My name – having people know each other’s names is vital for cohesion in groups, here are two simple, cost effective, if slightly rustic options. Split into similarities – the purpose of this activity to get students to identify similarities and talk to one another in a range of different group. stand in the middle of the room and get students to break into groups 3-4 times on the basis of characteristics like the direction in which they live /whether they are oldest, middle youngest / how they got to uni and if by public transport, which line/. Bingo – this is a way of getting students to meet and learn a little bit about other in the group – you can add more squares and contextualise the contents to make it relevant for your course/program 4.No stupid questions – this activity can be used as an icebreaker/energiser with a group who are new /inexperienced.You’ve probably heard about speed dating through films and the media or maybe a friend has even tried it but are you still a little baffled about what really goes on at one of these events?Who attends them, where do they take place and why do people put themselves out there to date a bunch of strangers?