This page outlines a range of questions that can be used to focus conversation using ORID. The page also includes an example of how to use this technique and a template that can be used for its implementation.
"Focused conversation method moves through four levels of thinking:
- Objective: dealing with data and sensory observation,
- Reflective: related to personal reactions and associations,
- Interpretive: about meaning, significance and implications, and
- Decisional: concerned with resolution.
Focused conversation method has the potential to:
- extend thinking and learning capacity,
- make learning meaningful,
- make communications in groups effective
- help prevent and solve problems, and
- strengthen the effectiveness of evaluation" (Nelson)