Program Schedule

Current Program:

Date:Wednesday, January 28, 2015, Webinar: 1:00 PST
Title:Distance Learning and Museums: webinar and onsite program
Location:Onsite program: February 3 at Cal Academy (4:30 - 6:00)

Take a deep dive into distance learning with Cultural Connections this Winter 2015 with a two-part discussion about how museums are using distance learning to reach audiences.

On January 28 we will kick off with a webinar to provide a national vantage point. Anne Kraybill of Crystal Bridges Art Museum will be the guest speaker. She will share her museum’s experience with distance learning as well as the experiences of others as she prepares for the 2nd AAM Distance Learning Summer Summit in 2015.

Webinar Details

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST

Access: Register for the webinar and you will receive access information

Cost: Free for Cultural Connection members and the general public

The webinar will be available for viewing on Cultural Connections YouTube channel.

 

Onsite Program Details

On February 3, join us for a follow-up discussion at the Cal Academy. Hear from Bay Area speakers about their experiences, misconceptions and successes with powerful examples of 21st century learning and audience engagement. Onsite program details:

Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Time: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM (check-in starts at 3:30 PM)

Location: California Academy of Sciences, Board Room (use the Research entrance at the back of the building at 75 Nancy Pelosi Drive)

Cost: $15 for non-members; free for Cultural Connections members

Comps for the Cal Academy will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Directions and parking: http://www.calacademy.org/getting-here

Confirmed Speakers:

Bradley Krey, California PORTS Program Manager, will discuss the highly acclaimed and award winning virtual fieldtrip model created by the California State Parks Services. Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) Distance Learning Program. Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS™) is a distance learning program that connects K-12 public school students in their classroom to a California State Park interpreter through interactive videoconferencing for an engaging educational program on California’s rich natural and cultural resources.

Karen Wilkinson, Director, Tinkering Studio, Exploratorium, will share her experiences developing the Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning Course for a online distance learning giant, Coursera. Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses for anyone to take, for free and has begun a new initiative of partnering with informal institutions such as MOMA, Exploratorium, and a handful of others.

Stephanie Pau, currently back in the Bay Area as a Content Producer, SFMOMA will talk about her work at MOMA in Digital Learning and School & Teacher Programs. The first is the development of MoMA Learning, an online learning resource for teachers and lifelong learners. One is the development of “ArtHangs with MoMA Learning,” a series of education-minded Google+ Hangouts on Air.

Upcoming Programs:

Date:Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 4:30–6:00 pm
Title:Distance Learning and Museums
Location:California Academy of Sciences, Board Room, 75 Nancy Pelosi Drive, Golden Gate Park
Cost:$15 for non-members; free for Cultural Connections members

Join us for a follow-up discussion at the Cal Academy. Hear from Bay Area speakers about their experiences, misconceptions and successes with powerful examples of 21st century learning and audience engagement.

Onsite Program Details:

Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM (check-in starts at 3:30 PM)
Location: California Academy of Sciences, Board Room
(use the Research entrance at the back of the building at 75 Nancy Pelosi Drive)
Cost: $15 for non-members; free for Cultural Connections members
Comps for the Cal Academy will be available on a first-come, first-served basis
Directions and Parking: http://www.calacademy.org/getting-here

Confirmed Speakers:

Bradley Krey, California PORTS Program Manager, will discuss the highly acclaimed and award winning virtual fieldtrip model created by the California State Parks Services. Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) Distance Learning Program. Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS™) is a distance learning program that connects K-12 public school students in their classroom to a California State Park interpreter through interactive videoconferencing for an engaging educational program on California’s rich natural and cultural resources.

Karen Wilkinson, Director, Tinkering Studio, Exploratorium, will share her experiences developing the Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning Course for an online distance learning giant, Coursera. Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses for anyone to take, for free and has begun a new initiative of partnering with informal institutions such as MOMA, Exploratorium, and a handful of others.

Stephanie Pau, currently back in the Bay Area as a Content Producer at SFMOMA, will talk about her work at MoMA in Digital Learning and School & Teacher Programs. The first is the development of MoMA Learning, an online learning resource for teachers and lifelong learners. One is the development of “ArtHangs with MoMA Learning,” a series of education-minded Google+ Hangouts on Air.