Online Workshop: Creating Programs for Teachers and Students (Jun 2020)

Includes a Live Event on 08/07/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

  • Registration Closed

Workshop Description

Originally given as an on-site workshop, this session of Creating Programs for Teachers & Students will be presented online through a combination of readings, live weekly discussions, and activities. This online workshop addresses the elements of museum education and programming needed to create engaging, educational, and successful educational programming for students and teachers. Learn how to craft on site and outreach programming that is meaningful to the education community, while looking ahead to the future of virtual programming.

Weekly Topics:

  1. Introduction to Learning- The foundations of learning theory and different approaches to how people learn.
  2. Program Design- Beginning foundations of designing programs for audiences.
  3. Creative Thinking- Using the foundations of learning theory and program design, how do you break the rules to make more engaging experiences.
  4. The Future of Learning- Virtual programming and engaging audiences in the changing world.

Details

FORMAT: Online

LENGTH: 4 weeks

DATES: August 3 - 28, 2020

MATERIALS: Workshop materials will be provided upon registration.

PARTICIPATION: Readings, activities, 2-hour weekly discussions to be held on Fridays. 

COST: $230 AASLH members / $345 nonmembers

** Save $40 when you register by July 1, 2020 and use promo code EARLYBIRD20 at checkout! **

Who Should Attend This Workshop

This workshop is ideally suited for staff (first-time museum educators, directors, tour guides or volunteer managers and mid-career professionals), museum studies students, or dedicated volunteers working in all types of museums who are given the responsibility of education and public programming.

Stacia Kuceyeski

Director of Outreach, Ohio History Connection

Stacia Kuceyeski is the Director of Outreach at the Ohio History Connection. Stacia provides high quality professional development for cultural heritage professionals as well as a K-16 audience in a variety of humanities content areas and learning theories. She has presented and published for a number of organizations including the American Association of State and Local History, the Midwest Archives Conference and the Teaching American History Project Directors’ Conference. Stacia also has extensive grant writing experience and has received funding from a variety of national, state and local foundations and granting agencies. Luckily, her grant writing abilities far surpass her singing, drawing and poetry writing skills. When not making professional development magic happen, Stacia enjoys the Golden Girls, sassy earrings and an unnatural affection for our 27th president, William Howard Taft. Stacia earned her B.A. in History and her M.A. in Cultural Policy and Arts Administration, both from The Ohio State University.

Megan Wood

Director of Museum and Library Services, Ohio History Connection

Megan Wood is the Director of Museum and Library Services at the Ohio History Connection. Megan has over a decade of experience in museums and public history. She has a MA in History Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program and a BA in Public History from Western Michigan University.

Key:

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Discussion Forums
Introduce Yourself
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. Enter an introduction of yourself and the museum or cultural organization to which you are connected. Be sure to indicate where you are located (with the time zone), why you are working with this organization and what do you enjoy doing there. Tell us briefly about the organization’s focus and about the community in which it is located. If possible do this during the first week and get it uploaded by mid week. Read the introductions from others in the workshop.
General Discussion
Open discussion to continue.
Open discussion to continue. The General Forum is where the instructors will post instructions for the students and where students can post questions about the course.
Weekly Live Discussions
Weekly Discussion 1: Introduction to Learning
08/07/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
08/07/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
Weekly Discussion 2: Program Design
08/14/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
08/14/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
Weekly Discussion 3: Creative Thinking
08/21/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
08/21/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
Weekly Discussion 4: The Future of Learning
08/28/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
08/28/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion
No credits available  |  Certificate available
No credits available  |  Certificate available

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 Professional Development staff at 615-320-3203 or learn@aaslh.org.