Completed 2017 courses

Join us for the four week course ID & Care of Photographs on Paper. The course will help participants to identify items in their collections by using the characteristics, aging properties, and the clues found in the photographs. When introduced to the photographs, participants will learn their unique properties & how they age. Discussions and images shared in the lessons, assignments and forums, will help build confidence in identification skills. After completion of this course, participants should be able to make better decisions concerning storage materials & proper environments.

Join us for the four week course Introduction to Heritage Interpretation. This is an entry level interpretation course, that reviews the current state-of-the-art in interpretive philosophy, techniques and services, based on "outcome based" interpretation.  The course centers around Tilden's Interpretive Principles, and developing interpretive themes and objectives for any interpretive program, tour, exhibit or service.

Join us for the five week course Understanding Photographic & Graphic Arts Materials. This course introduces the various non-paper supports that contain both positive and negative images from the dawn of photography through the 20th C. The need for a stable support led to photographs being made on metal, glass, and cellulose-based & polyester film.

AASLH Project Management for History Professionals course will run from October 16 - November 10. To register go to the American Association for State and Local History website.

Join us for the four week online course Project Management for History Professionals.

This course teaches the basics of project management using a step-by-step, ‘how to’ guide to successfully managing projects in the history field. While learning the basics of project management, the course also offers a ‘real work’ approach to managing projects currently being undertaken by the student and their institution using the processes and skills of project management learned in the course.

Suggested Text: 10 Steps to Successful Project Management By Lou Russell