Recorded Webinars

Recorded Webinars are recordings of AASLH Live Webinars, online presentations and discussions typically lasting 60 to 90 minutes. Looking for a specific topic? Explore our recorded webinars by category or keyword below, or use the Advanced Search on the right side of your screen.

Recorded Webinar: Creating Digital Content for Museums and Historic Sites
RECORDED ON APR. 8, 2021 | Creating Digital Content for Museums and Historic Sites is an AASLH webinar. Join staff from the Idaho State Historical Society as they share how they look through the lens of their own organization to spot pitfalls in content creation and how they've learned to pool resources, establish processes, and prioritize quality. They will explore techniques to develop consistent language and tone in marketing material, as well as cover the nuts and bolts of necessary equipment, personnel, and skills needed to produce great content that fits your mission and reaches your community.
Recorded Webinar: A History of Native American Policy: From Removal to Self Determination
RECORDED ON MAR. 30, 2021 | A History of Native American Policy: From Removal to Self Determination is an AASLH webinar. From the very beginning the United States has dealt with Native Americans with a series of policies and treaties. Most of the policies were aimed at assimilation. For many years Native Americans were forced to live by standards set by the United States. These policies stripped away Indigenous Identity, tradition and cultures. Learn how Federal Indian Policy changed the way Native Americans lived, from removal to self-determination. This webinar is designed for historians and educators wanting to learn more about the First Peoples of Turtle Island. This webinar is presented by the AASLH Educators and Interpreters Affinity Community​.
Recorded Webinar: AASLH Conversations: Preparing for the 250th Anniversary
RECORDED ON FEB. 9, 2021 | Preparing for the 250th Anniversary is an AASLH webinar. This webinar will provide an update about the status of planning at the national and state levels, discuss AASLH’s goals for the commemoration, offer insight about what to expect from AASLH and other organizations in the coming years, and suggest steps your organizations can begin taking to prepare for this anniversary. The 250th anniversary represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for history professionals and history institutions, and we hope this webinar will help all of us prepare to take advantage.
Recorded Webinar: Is Your Organization Ready for Self-Assessment? (February 2021)
RECORDED ON FEB. 3, 2021 | Is Your Organization Ready for Self-Assessment? is an AASLH informational webinar presented by Alex Collins, AASLH Professional Development Manager. In this 35-minute webinar you will hear how the Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations (STEPS) can help your organization create a road map for meaningful change. This webinar is for organizations that are considering enrolling in the STEPS.
Recorded Webinar: AASLH Conversations: Stepping into the Profession
RECORDED ON JAN. 29, 2021 | Stepping into the Profession: Enhancing Internships and Independent Study through Best-Practices Training for Historical Administration is an AASLH webinar. In this webinar, you will learn how three Public History program directors are incorporating STEPS into their coursework and internships to provide students broader perspectives as well as hands-on projects working with local history organizations. The webinar will specifically help in planning summer internships.
Recorded Webinar: AASLH Conversations: Augmenting Engagement
RECORDED ON JAN. 14, 2021 | Augmenting Engagement: Building Virtual Museum and Site Tours, Walking Tours, and Heritage Trails​ is an AASLH webinar. In this follow-up webinar, David Trowbridge (Marshall University/Clio app) will showcase new features to Clio, a completely free virtual tour app developed with support from NEH and others. Joining David will be an NEH representative to discuss how people and organizations might use Clio, and a staff member from a small history site will share how they have used the app to engage with visitors. Join us for an exciting conversation about how you can use the Clio app (no special tech experience needed!) to promote and share the work your institution is doing and learn how your organization might use a resource like Clio as part of a grant.
Recorded Session: Museum Salaries: Turning Talk into Action
RECORDED ON SEPT. 30, 2020 | Museum Salaries: Turning Talk into Action is a recorded session of the 2020 AASLH Online Annual Meeting.
Recorded Session: Closing Keynote with Christy S. Coleman
RECORDED ON SEPT. 30, 2020 | Closing Keynote with Christy S. Coleman is a recorded general session of the 2020 AASLH Online Annual Meeting.
Recorded Session: Defying Expectations: Missions and Margins at Historic Sites
RECORDED ON SEPT. 30, 2020 | Defying Expectations: Missions and Margins at Historic Sites is a recorded session of the 2020 AASLH Online Annual Meeting.