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Online Programs

An EdCom Virtual Book Club Google+ Hangout Event

Enhancing the Health and Wellness of our Visitors

Thursday, July 21, 2016
2:00-3:00 p.m. (Eastern)

This EdCom Virtual Book Club via Google+ Hangout will explore health and wellness programs at our institutions, and the opportunities for collaboration with community partners. Drawing from the recent Journal of Museum Education (JME) issue, this lively online conversation will address the role, and impact, of museums in enhancing the health of their visitors. 

Live 90-minute webinar

How to Make your Website More Inclusive to All Audiences

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
2:00-3:30 p.m. (Eastern)

Your organization’s website is often the first place people go for information about your museum, your exhibitions, your programs, and your collection. But who are the people who use your website, and is your website inclusive of the broadest audience? 20% of Americans identify as having a disability—can they, and everyone, access all of the information that your website shares? Is your website designed by IT in a silo, or have critical stakeholders been included in the process–from top to bottom and across your organization (and beyond)? Have you addressed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or embraced Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and principles of Universal Design in your choices of font, colors, graphics, functionality, tagging, and use of assistive technology? 

Recorded Webinars

With over 70 programs to choose from, our recorded webinars cover a range of topics, and offer an affordable, accessible and convenient online learning opportunity for you, your staff and your colleagues. Purchase of each recorded webinar includes access to the archived recording and presentation materials. Programs originally produced after 2009 feature closed-captioning.

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How Does it Work?

Alliance webinars are originally presented live, recorded and archived for later access. Before purchasing, run a technical check to make sure your system is compatible. After purchasing a recorded webinar, you will receive access instructions to view the program at your own convenience.

AAM Online Professional Development Center

This partnership with Cypherworx and the San Diego Zoo Global Academy provides an expanded subscription library of online professional development courses. This course catalog covers everything from budgeting and PCI compliance to crisis communications to managing employees and volunteers.