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June 2018

Online Course: Basics of Archives

June 4 - July 9
$85 - $160
Basics of Archives

This course is full. Registration for the fall session October 15-November 16 will open in mid-July. The newly revised Basics of Archives online course is designed to give organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices.   DATES: June 4 - July 9, 2018 COST: $85 members/$160 nonmembers OPEN REGISTRATION: March 26 - May 21, 2018 Register Course…

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July 2018

Online Course: Collections Management

July 9 - September 3
$195 - $295
Collections Management

This eight week online class is about managing cultural collections and will cover collections policies, how to know what you have, what you need to know about your collections, how to know where everything in your collection is located, and making sure that someone gets some good out of your collection. Collections management is all of the activities related to the administration of collections including planning, development, care, conservation, documentation, and making those collections available to the public. You’ll learn…

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Online Course: Caring for Museum Collections

July 16 - September 10
$195 - $295
Caring for Museum Collections

This eight week course will deal with the physical care and preservation of your museum collections. This practical course will cover how collections age and deteriorate, handling collections, storage requirements, environmental considerations, housekeeping, and risk management. DATES: July 16 - September 10, 2018 COST: $195 AASLH Members/ $295 Nonmembers OPEN REGISTRATION: May 7 - July 2, 2018 Register Logistics: FORMAT: Online, weekly-paced course. LENGTH: 8 weeks PARTICIPATION STYLE: Weekly forum discussions, assignments MATERIALS: There are no required texts for this…

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September 2018

Online Course: Leadership and Administration in History Organizations

September 17 - November 12
$195 - $295
Leadership and Administration in History Organizations

History museum leadership is more complex and demanding than ever before, requiring updated and innovative ways to meet mission and keep organizations healthy. Thoughtful, intentional museum administration and leadership matters, regardless of the size or focus of your organization. Administration and leadership matter, regardless the size or focus of your organization. This online course covers governance and administrative structure, nonprofit status, mission and vision, board and staff responsibilities, the relationship between board and staff, strategic planning, human resource management, and leadership.…

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October 2018

Online Course: Project Management for History Professionals

October 15 - November 9
$350 - $425

Do you often juggle several projects, trying to keep each one focused and on track? Project management provides valuable training that will help you organize, manage, and successfully complete projects. This online course shows you how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history/nonprofit context. Details:  Dates: October 15 - November 9, 2018 Format: Four-week online course of self-paced weekly modules; weekly online chats. Time Commitment: Students should expect to spend 5-7 hours per week on the course…

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Online Course: Basics of Archives

October 15 - November 16
$85 - $160
Basics of Archives

The newly revised Basics of Archives online course is designed to give organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices.   DATES: October 15 - November 16, 2018 COST: $85 members/$160 nonmembers OPEN REGISTRATION: August 6 - October 1, 2018 Register Course Logistics: FORMAT: Online, self-paced course. LENGTH: 4 weeks; 15-20 hours to be completed anytime during the…

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Online Course: Developing Exhibitions (Two Part Course)

October 22, 2018 - March 15, 2019
$195 - $295
Developing Exhibitions

This two-part class is about how to put together an exhibition, from deciding what it will be about and why, to gathering, creating and arranging all the elements for visitors.  You'll learn a lot from your classmates – from their own experiences and from the resources that they share with all of us.  And you'll learn the best way: by doing – you will develop an actual exhibit over the course of the class. Both parts of this course must…

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