Worksheet 1.2: Classifying Community Priorities

Let’s classify and rank the identified priorities of the community of practice in the case study into one or more orientations.

Review Case Study PART D

Use this Spider Diagram to plot out the two priority orientations described in the case study.

Use the scale on the diagram to rank each orientation, with 5 being most important.  Based on the details in the case study, plot a third orientation that might be important to the community.

In the following table circle the primary orientation(s) for some other examples with different kinds of priorities.

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Local Needs or Wants
A community wants an easier and more cost-effective way to organize its monthly meetings and provide updates on other gatherings;
A community wants to store a collection of digital photographs showing damage from a recent storm;
Community members need an easier way to find other farmers or experts with knowledge about cultivating a special crop variety;
An Extension officer wants to establish an online forum for community members to post questions and discuss their experience;
Community members want to create an online training module for young farmers;
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