Live Webinar: AASLH Conversations: Empathetic Audience Engagement During a Crisis

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AASLH Conversations

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented crisis in our local communities, country, and world. Many are seeking answers and guidance during this time, and AASLH has been listening to the concerns from the history community. In response, we are offering more online content including the new AASLH Conversations webinar series. While no one has all the answers, we hope these topic-focused conversations will provide a space to share ideas to help us all keep moving forward.

We know many organizations are facing financial strain due to the pandemic, so we developed AASLH Conversations with that in mind. We have drastically reduced the registration fee and are also providing a special promo code to waive the registration fee completely. 

This conversation has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

Webinar Description

In a follow up to her blogpost, “Empathetic Audience Engagement During The Apocalypse,” AASLH invites you to join independent consultant and master educator Andrea Jones (Peak Experience Lab) for a thoughtful conversation about grieving a loss of normalcy during the current pandemic while also making progress towards forging new identities in our field.

Details

DATE: April 10, 2020 (Please note that this webinar was previously scheduled for April 7, 2020 and has been updated)

TIME: 3:00 - 4:00 pm EASTERN (Remember to adjust for your time zone)

COST: $5 AASLH Members / $10 Nonmembers/ Free for anyone by using promo code below

PROMO CODE: If you are an organization that is facing financial strain due to COVID-19, please use promo code FREEWBR20 to waive the registration fee for this webinar. 

ACCESS: You will be provided with instructions on how to access the live event upon registration.

Learning Objectives

In this webinar, participants will:

  • Consider letting go of their organization’s pre-crisis identities 
  • Explore new ways organizations can engage audiences by empathizing with their emotional need during a time of crisis.

Recording and Closed Captioning

We will record this event. Access the Recorded Webinar in the AASLH Resource Center after the event has passed. Registrants of this event receive complimentary access to the recording in their Dashboard.

Closed captioning is provided for the live event. A transcription of the closed captions is provided with the recording.

Andrea Jones

Peak Experience Lab

Andrea Jones is an independent consultant and master educator with 20 years experience as a change agent and education strategist. She is a cheerleader for immersive experiences, messy history, and big questions over trivial facts. She works with museums across the country to reinvent storytelling and interpretive methods. In 2016, her team won the award for “Innovation in Museum Education” from the American Alliance of Museums.  In 2018, she was part of cohort of museum professionals that traveled to India to meet the Dalai Lama and discuss the growing importance of fostering empathy through museums. Operating under the name Peak Experience Lab, her clients include Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, National Museum of Natural History, Huntington Library and Gardens, and Eastern State Penitentiary among others. She holds a BA in Communications from Purdue University and an M.Ed from Georgia State University.

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Live Webinar: AASLH Conversations: Empathetic Audience Engagement During a Crisis
04/10/2020 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
04/10/2020 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
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Cancellation/Refunds for onsite workshops must be submitted in writing via email or mail. Cancellations made prior to the early-bird registration deadline date will receive a full refund. Cancellations made between the early-bird deadline date and eight days prior to the workshop will be subject to a $55 processing/materials charge. No refunds will be given within seven days of the workshop date. AASLH is not responsible for cancellations that were mailed or emailed but never received.

Cancellations/Refunds for online continuing education (webinars and online courses) must be submitted in writing via email or mail. Cancellations made prior to the start date for the online course or the day of the webinar will be given a full refund. No refund will be given after the start date for the online course or on/after the day of the webinar. Registrants may transfer their registration to another person. Registrations cannot be transferred between courses or course sessions. AASLH is not responsible for cancellations that were mailed or emailed but never received.

If you have any questions, please contact AASLH Programs staff at 615-320-3203 or learn@aaslh.org.